Working in Indigenous justice: In conversation with Anthony Hopkins

Date & time
6–7.30pm Wednesday 4 August 2021

Law Link Theatre or via Zoom Webinar

Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins
ANU LRSJ Indigenous Reconciliation Project

Presented by Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) Indigenous Reconciliation Project

In conversation

Interested in working in the area of Indigenous justice or the justice system more widely? Join us for an in conversation with Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins. We will discuss Anthony’s new book, 'Belonging: A Novel', and how to effectively work in the sector with integrity.

There will be opportunities to ask questions, so please prepare or improvise any concerning your interests.

Note: This event is open to ANU College of Law students and recent graduates. In-person attendees will receive a copy of 'Belonging: A Novel'.


  • Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins »

    Dr Anthony Hopkins is an Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law and Chair of the Reconciliation Action Plan Committee.

    Anthony began his career as a criminal defence lawyer with the NT Legal Aid Commission before moving to Alice Springs to work with the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service (now North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency). He practised as criminal defence barrister at from 2010 until 2021 when he was appointed as a Special Magistrate of the ACT Magistrates Court, where he works with Elders in the Galambany Circle Sentencing Court.

    Anthony’s research is focused on colonialism, inequality and marginalisation as they shape, intersect with and are compounded by the criminal justice system. Anthony has a particular focus on decarceration and reforms designed to reduce criminal justice system involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.



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