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?
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
– 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
LocationThe Green Brain Conference Room
Storey Hall, Melbourne