• Make immunisation mandatory

    Alberto Giubilini     |      April 16, 2015

    The federal government has announced a ‘no jab, no pay’ plan with bipartisan support. Medical ethicist Dr Alberto Giubilini says making child immunisation mandatory would be a better policy than withholding welfare payments.

  • Gene patents not so bad

    Alberto Giubilini     |      October 1, 2014

    There has been strong opposition to a Federal Court decision that human genes can be controlled by private companies. Medical ethicist Dr Alberto Giubilini says the patenting of genes by private companies is not necessarily a bad thing provided it’s well regulated.