Hayley Jones is Director of the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer, a joint initiative of Cancer Council Victoria, the Union for International Cancer Control and Cancer Council Australia.
Hayley leads the McCabe Centre team based in Australia, Fiji, Kenya, New Zealand and the Philippines. Through world-leading research and training programs, the McCabe Centre
empowers individuals, organisations and governments to use law to prevent cancer and other noncommunicable diseases, and to advance equitable health care for all people.
Hayley is Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre of Law and Noncommunicable Disease and leads the McCabe Centre’s work as the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Knowledge Hub on Legal Challenges. Hayley is a member of the Executive Board for the Australian Network of WHO Collaborating Centres.
Hayley is an investigator in a 3-year Australian Research Council funded Linkage Project to conduct interdisciplinary research on “Cancer culture: understanding anti-cancer campaigns in Australia”, together with scholars from the University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria.
Dual-qualified as a lawyer in Australia and England, Hayley’s background includes legal initiatives supporting access to justice, health and education for children, migrants and people living in poverty-focused on ensuring no one is left behind.