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2014 Higinbotham Lecture

RMIT University celebrates the legacy of politician and chief justice George Higinbotham through an annual public lecture exploring topical legal issues - in particular the interaction between the law and society.

The guiding principle for the series is enhancing our understanding of the law and the role of legal and political innovation in helping create a more just society.

This year, the Hon Catherine Branson, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission presented the 2014 Higinbotham Lecture on the topic, ‘Irregular Immigration – Is Australia disregarding its international obligations?’