Courtney is a bioethicist and interdisciplinary researcher. She holds a Master of Bioethics, and is currently a PhD Candidate with the Monash Bioethics Centre. Courtney has particular interest in the regulation of dying and death, and her doctoral research focuses on the emergence of law, policies, and practices regarding ‘voluntary assisted dying’ in Victoria.
Courtney Hempton's Articles
The gag clause
Three bioethicists have raised concerns about a unique ‘gag clause’ in the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act.
Dying with dignity
From today, Victorians at the end of their lives can request medical assistance to die – but the practice will be strictly regulated.