The following presentation was given as part of a public forum on human rights in Australia. Questions and discussion followed the presentation.
Going it alone – Why Australia (still) needs a Charter of human rights
I am going to address four questions in order to begin our conversation:
1. What is a Charter of rights?
2. What’s in [...]
Angus McLeay is speaking at a public seminar held at Hobart Anglican Cathedral, 1pm, Friday June 8. Australia is the only liberal Western democracy without a comprehensive list of human rights framed by Constitution or statutory law (although two sub-federal jurisdictions have a Charter, the ACT and Victoria).
Human rights concerns continue to be prominent [...]
Dr Kiran Martin is the Founder and Director of Asha – an NGO which addresses the deep-rooted social problems created by poverty. Dr Martin is delivering a lecture at the University of Melbourne on Wednesday, 6 October at Lecture Theatre GM15, Law Building, 185 Pelham St, Carlton. Admission is free but bookings are required. www.unimelb.edu.au/public_lectures [...]
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