- Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University
Register now for this rare opportunity to hear one of Australia’s most experienced politicians and speakers set out what the international community can to do to protect populations against the mass abuse of human rights.
- Heidi Yates, the ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner and inaugural chair of the ACT LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Council
Whilst the fight for same sex marriage legislation has been won, a lot of challenges restricting the rights of our LGBTIQ* community remain. Why are intersex children still facing surgical mutilation to make their body conform to a binary conception of sex?
- Radhika Chaudhri
Community Legal Education (CLE) informs and equips people with knowledge of laws they may encounter in everyday life.
- Professor Aaron Fellmeth, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Immediately after assuming office, President Donald Trump issued blanket suspensions on immigration from seven Muslim countries, including refugees, valid visa holders, and lawful permanent residents.
- Gillian Triggs, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)
Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Gillian Triggs will examine the state of play of human rights in Australia and revisit the case for an Australian Bill of Rights.
- David Manne, Executive Director of Refugee Legal
Executive Director of Refugee Legal, David Manne, will assess the current state of asylum and refugee policy in Australia.
- Mary Spiers Williams, ANU Law School
On 17 November 2017 the Royal Commission's report on the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory was released. As expected, the Commissioners condemned the conditions of custody and were highly critical of the limitations of the sentencing regime and the lack of diversionary
options for children at every stage of the process, amongst many other matters.
- A/Prof Rosanne Kennedy
- A/Prof Jolyon Ford
<>Denial tells the story of when historian Deborah Lipstadt was pursued in the UK courts by a notorious Holocaust denier in the Irving v Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt case. Due to libel laws favouring the plaintiff at that time, the onus fell on Lipstadt to prove that Irving was wrong - effectively putting the truth of the Holocaust on trial.
Complicit is a documentary filmed under the radar over 3 years, following the journey of Yi Yeting, a Chinese migrant factory worker with work-induced leukaemia, who learns labour law in order to defend the millions of workers like him against the powerful electronics companies.
- Kon Karapanagiotidis, CEO, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
ASRC Founder and CEO Kon Karapanagiotidis, warmly invites you to this four hour workshop to share the findings of our ground-breaking ‘Words That Work’ messaging research that was led by communications expert Anat Shenker-Osorio, and discuss how this has informed the development of a values based conversation framework.