Australia must join the global ‘right to repair’ movement with a holistic reform of consumer, competition and environmental law to ensure recognition of consumers’ ‘right to repair’ goods rather than having to throw them out and replace them.

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Submission

Matthew Rimmer, ‘A Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties on The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, Canberra: Joint Standing Committee on Treaties, Australian Parliament, April 2021, https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Joint/Treaties/RCEP , QUT ePrints: https://eprints.qut.edu.au/210126, BePress Selected Works: https://works.bepress.com/matthew_rimmer/376/, SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=3893279 and OSF: https://osf.io/3mvd9

Inquiry

iFixit, Repair Manifesto, https://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto

SUBMISSION

Matthew Rimmer, A Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry on the Right to Repair, Melbourne: Productivity Commission, 23 July 2021, https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/current/repair#draft Bepress Selected Works, https://works.bepress.com/matthew_rimmer/381/ SSRN https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3891319 OSF: https://osf.io/p48bq

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Recommendation 1

The Productivity Commission is to be congratulated for producing a comprehensive discussion paper on the complex…

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The Internet Archive and The National Emergency Library: Copyright Law and the Coronavirus COVID-19

Abstract

The Internet Archive established the National Emergency Library to provide for access to knowledge for those who were unable to access their usual libraries, schools…

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Policy Submission

Matthew Rimmer, Proposals for a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan: A Submission to the New Zealand Ministry of Health, New Zealand Government, 4 June 2021, https://works.bepress.com/matthew_rimmer/377/

Press Release

Niki Widdowson, ‘“Commit to Quit” on World No Tobacco Day’, QUT Media, 31 May 2021, https://www.qut.edu.au/news?id=176511

Media

Marlene…

QUT Media, 31 May 2021

Australia, New Zealand, and the United States governments’ further definitive moves toward the goal of ending tobacco use, are to be celebrated on World No Tobacco Day today, says QUT legal expert on tobacco control Professor Matthew Rimmer.

QUT Media

6th May 2021

QUT leading law expert Professor Matthew Rimmer says today’s announcement by the US to waive intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines is an “an important corrective to vaccine nationalism and corporate profiteering”.

Professor Rimmer, who has two decades’ experience on the legalities of intellectual property…

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