The recent spate of doping controversies across elite sport has generated significant media and public attention.

Many questions remain unanswered about the implementation and policing of anti-doping regulations, including the place of the World Anti-Doping Code; the importance of athletes’ rights; the impact of doping on governance of sporting organisations; and how governments and sporting bodies are involved.

Join a panel of experts as they examine the regulation of doping from a range of legal perspectives in a public forum moderated by Tracey Holmes, formerly of ABC Grandstand.

Panellists include:

  • Catherine Ordway, International Sports Doping Consultant
  • John Marshall, SC
  • Professor Andrew Byrnes, Chair of UNSW’s Australian Human Rights Centre
  • Dr Tom Hickie, Barrister and UNSW Adjunct lecturer
  • Deborah Healey, UNSW Senior Lecturer, commercial and sports law expert

What: Doping in Sport public forum

When: 68pm, 10 October 2013

Where: UNSW Law Building, G04 Law Theatre


The forum is an initiative of UNSW Law and the Centre for Law Markets and Regulation. For more insights and comment on Doping in Sport, visit

Media contact: Denise Knight, UNSW Media Office 0405 207 685