Health Law Central

Health Law Central is an accessible internet resource about health law matters of relevance to everyday people, at all stages of life. It provides  an overview of the law, information and links to resources. Health Law Central was made possible by an AMP Tomorrow Fund grant, awarded to Dr Sonia Allan in November 2014.


Sonia Allan PhD

Sonia Allan, BA(Psych)(Hons), LLB(Hons),
LLM(Global Health Law)(Dist), MPH(Merit),
Sydney University, Melbourne University, Georgetown University

Sonia Allan holds degrees in law, psychology, public health and global health law.

In 2019 she was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for her contribution to tertiary education and the law. She is also a Churchill Fellow (2011); Global Health Law Fellow, Georgetown University (2011/2012); and a AMP Foundation ‘Tomorrow Maker’ (2014). In 2012 she won the CALI Award for Health and Human Rights Law at Georgetown University Law Center. She was a Melbourne PhD Research Scholarship recipient from 2003-2009 (P/T).

Sonia is active in community outreach and has been influential in law reform. She is available for legal and policy research projects, consultancies, and reviews for government, non-government organisations, lawyers, individuals, health practitioners, and/or businesses. As an educator and speaker, Sonia Allan is also experienced in presenting short seminars, lectures, and workshops on health ethics, law and policy matters. She has taught small and large groups in higher education and business settings, and has much experience in educating people of all ages and backgrounds.

Other Works

Law and Ethics for Health Practitioners

Australian Health Law (Cover)

Donor Conception and the Search for Infor

The Patient and the Practitioner: Health Law and Ethics in Australia


Email: contact@healthlawcentral.com