Honorary Professor Peter Bailey AM OBE worked closely with seven prime ministers over four decades and at age 59 he swapped policy for teaching and research at the ANU College of Law. This week, after 30 years at ANU Law, Professor Bailey will finally retire.
Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens is a ground-breaking online exhibition, which was launched at the National Library on Wednesday 16 November.
The inaugural Women Lawyers Association ACT awards were announced on the evening of Thursday 3 November at a gala dinner at Old Parliament House. The night was a triumph for the ANU College of Law, with alumni winning in most categories and College alumna and staff member Margie Rowe (BA ’84, LLB ’84) being honoured in both the Community and the Academic categories.
Australian women regularly are pulled down a peg or two in the workplace through use of relatively simple tools. Bottoms are slapped, the C-word is used, oral sex is simulated, breasts are compared to cattle teets and porn fills screens and toolbox lids.
The Hon Senator Penny Wong has warned that hate speech could become a feature of the debate on same sex marriage during a plebiscite in her Lionel Murphy Memorial lecture.
Professor Kim Rubenstein has been awarded the ANU Gender Institute 2013 Edna Ryan Award for leadership in recognition of her efforts in leading feminist changes in the public sphere.