A practising solicitor in Sydney for 50 years, in the late 1990s, Rodney turned to Elder Law and jointly initiated and lectured students in the first course in that subject in Australia, at the University of Western Sydney. He also authored the first text on the subject, Elder Law in Australia [Lexis Nexis] with a second edition in 2011. Rodney has delivered many seminars to the legal profession and others in elder law since about 2000. Rodney has also promoted significant reform in elder abuse and in the aged care system. His concerns also focus upon unlawful restraint in our aged care system.
Rodney Lewis -The Morrison Government is proposing astounding discrimination against vulnerable aged care residents
When our Parliament is presented with a Bill which removes fundamental rights and liberties of a discrete cohort of Australians only, a cacophony of objections may be expected. In this case however, the victims have no voice. Continue reading »