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Dr Gabrielle Wolf

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Law

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Melbourne, 1997
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Melbourne, 1997
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2005

Contact

g.wolf@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68277

Biography

Dr Gabrielle Wolf obtained degrees in Arts (Degree with Honours) and Law (Honours) and a PhD in History from the University of Melbourne. 

Since commencing at Deakin University in mid-2014, Gabrielle has had accepted for publication 11 articles (in Sydney Law Review, University of New South Wales Law Journal, Monash University Law Review, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Hofstra Law Review, Lewis and Clark Law Review , George Mason Law Review, and four articles in the Journal of Law and Medicine), and two book chapters.  This writing examines aspects of the current and past regulation of health practitioners, health records and sentencing law. In 2016, Gabrielle was a researcher for the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre.

Prior to joining Deakin, Gabrielle worked as a research associate to Justice Fogarty in the Family Court of Australia and as a lawyer in private practice and in-house, practising in a range of areas, including the regulation of health practitioners, at Minter Ellison Lawyers, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria, Russell Kennedy Lawyers, and Macpherson & Kelley Lawyers.

Gabrielle has also published articles in the Australian Journal of Family Law, Journal of Australian Studies and Australian Journal of French Studies and a book, Make It Australian: The APG, The Pram Factory and New Wave Theatre (Currency Press, 2008).

Gabrielle has taught in Law, History and Theatre Studies.

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Research interests

Regulation of Health Practitioners

History of the Regulation of Health Practitioners

Interface Between Criminal Law and Regulation of Health Practitioners

Health Records

Sentencing Law

Affiliations

(ANZLHS) Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society

(ANZSHM) Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine

Units taught

Evidence Law (MLL334)

Contract Law and Policy (MLJ702)

Conferences

'Hartnett, Epstein, Van der Hope: Regulating Unconventional Doctors' at the Australian and New Zealand Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Conference, 'Health, Medicine and Society: Challenge and Change', 2017.

'Hartnett, Epstein, Van der Hope: Emotion and the Regulation of Unconventional Doctors' (poster and presentation) at the History of Emotions Conference, 'Emotions in Legal Practices', 2016.

‘From Cancelling the Registration of the ‘Inebriate’ to Suspending the Registration of the ‘Impaired’: Powers Granted to Medical Boards in Victoria to Regulate Unwell Doctors Between 1844 and 2015’ at the Australian and New Zealand Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Conference, 2015.

‘A Delayed Inheritance: The Medical Board of Victoria's 75-Year Wait to Find Doctors Guilty of “Infamous Conduct in a Professional Respect”’ at the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference, 'Law's Empire or Empire's Law? Legal Discourses of Colonies and Commonwealths’, 2014.

“‘A Modern Sort of Mateship”: Challenges to Australian Mateship in the New Wave’ at the conference, ‘Mateship: Trust and Exclusion in Australian History’, sponsored by the School of Historical Studies, Monash University, History Australia, Eras and the Melbourne Branch of the Society for the Study of Labour History, 2006.

‘Historical Entertainment: Representations of Australian History and the Nation in Melbourne Federation Theatre’ at the Australian Historical Association Conference, 2002.

‘Australian Immigrants and Aborigines: Outsiders to the Australian National Stage?’ at the Adelaide University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences conference, 2001.

‘Performing the Nation on Melbourne Stages: British Authority in Australia’ at the International Federation of Theatre Research conference, 2001.

‘Stage of a City: Marvellous Melbourne as Culture and Performance’ at the Australasian Drama Studies Association conference, 2001.

Media appearances

ABC Radio National, 'Books and Arts', with Michael Cathcart, 17 July 2017: panel discussion about the Australian Performing Group.

'Are Health Boards Fair and Impartial?', Sydney Morning Herald and Canberra Times, 20 August 2014.

Co-host of 'Batmania', 3RRR radio station, 2014.

ABC Melbourne, with Jon Faine, 7 May 2008: interview regarding Make It Australian.

'Timeless Allure of Live Action', Australian Literary Review, 6 December 2006.

'Backstage Passes', Australian Literary Review, 4 October 2006.

Awards

Commendation, Victorian Community History Awards, for Make It Australian: The Australian Performing Group, The Pram Factory and New Wave Theatre (2009).

Manuscript Sponsorship, Writing Centre for Scholars and Researchers, School of Graduate Studies, University of Melbourne (2006).

Lloyd Robson Memorial Award, History Department, University of Melbourne (2002).

University of Melbourne Travel for Research in Postgraduate Study funding (2001).

Australian Postgraduate Award with Stipend (2000).

University of Melbourne International Scholarship (1996).

Publications

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2017

Monitoring a "menace": peer review and the regulation of substance-addicted doctors, 1933-48

G Wolf

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 597-615, Journal of law and medicine, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Regulating health professionals

G Wolf

(2017), pp. 73-99, Health law: frameworks and context, Cambridge, Eng., B1

chapter

Bringing sentencing into the 21st century: closing the gap between practice and knowledge by introducing expertise into sentencing law

M Bagaric, N Fischer, G Wolf

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 785-850, Hofstra law review, Hempstead, N.Y., C1

journal

Compelling safety: reforming Australian treating doctors' mandatory reporting obligations

G Wolf

(2017), Vol. 39, pp. 199-231, Sydney Law Review, Australia, C1

journal
2016

Towards compassion: statutory powers to regulate impaired doctors in Victoria, 1844-2016.

G Wolf

(2016), Vol. 39, pp. 1410-1437, University of New South Wales law journal, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal

'My [electronic] Health Record' - cui bono (for whose benefit)?

D Mendelson, G Wolf

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 283-296, Journal of law and medicine, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2015

A delayed inheritance: The Medical Board of Victoria's 75-year wait to find doctors guilty of "infamous conduct in a professional respect"

G Wolf

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 568-587, Journal of law and medicine, North Ryde, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2014

Sticking up for Victoria? - Victoria's Legislative Council inquires into the performance of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

G Wolf

(2014), Vol. 40, pp. 890-919, Monash University law review, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2008

Echoes of Paris in the antipodes: French theatre and opera in Melbourne (1850-1914)

C Sowerwine, G Wolf

(2008), Vol. 45, pp. 81-97, Australian Journal of French Studies, United Kingdom, C1-1

journal

Make it Australian: the Australian Performing Group, the Pram Factory and new wave theatre

G Wolf

(2008), Strawberry Hills, N.S.W., A1-1

book
2004

Innocent convicts and respectable bushrangers: history and the nation in Melbourne melodrama, 1890?1914

G Wolf

(2004), Vol. 28, pp. 73-81, Journal of Australian studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
1996

Frustrating sperm: regulation of AID in Victoria under the Infertility Treatment Act 1995 (Vic)

G Wolf

(1996), Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, Australian journal of family law, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Funding Sources

Identity assurance - B1

Prof Louis De Koker, Prof Pompeu Casanovas Romeu, Prof Danuta Mendelson, Dr Bridget Bainbridge, Dr Gabrielle Wolf, Prof Sandeep Gopalan

  • 2016: $115,535

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report