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Launch of the Australian Human Rights Commission Student Report

12 May 2017, 10:00AM-12:00PM

A Federal Charter of Human Rights: Would it make any difference?

L-R: Anna Howard, Helen Metzger, Brigette Rose, David Manne, Luke Fowler, Veronica Snip, Hugh de Kretser, Frank Aloe, Gillian Triggs & Rob Hulls

Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission launched the report, which was followed by a panel discussion chaired by Rob Hulls and featuring David Manne, Refugee Legal, and Hugh de Kretser, Human Rights Law Centre, and the student authors about whether human rights in Australia requires more protection, and whether a Federal Charter of Human Rights is the best way to achieve it.

Guest Speaker: Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

Facilitator/Chair: Rob Hulls, Director of the Centre for Innovative Justice

Panelists:

– David Manne, Executive Director of Refugee Legal and student mentor

– Hugh de Kretser, Executive Director, Human Rights Law Centre

– RMIT JD student project participants Frank Aloe, Helen Metzger, Veronica Snip, Luke Fowler and Brigette Rose

Location

The Green Brain Conference Room
Storey Hall, Melbourne

Cost

free

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