Human Rights in Western Australia: An ALHR Panel Discussion

Please join Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) for an inspiring evening of discussion and reflection about the state of human rights protections in Western Australia.

We will be joined by esteemed panelists Hon Chris Evans, Catherine Eagle and John Southalan

About Our Panelists

Hon Chris Evans is CEO of the Global Freedom Network, an organisation working with governments to tackle modern slavery globally. Chris is a former state and Federal politician, including a former member of Federal Cabinet under the Rudd and Gillard governments.

Catherine Eagle is the Principal Solicitor of the Welfare Rights and Advocacy Service, a community legal centre that provides free and independent legal advice in relation to Centrelink, Family Assistance and Social Security prosecution matters.

 John Southalan is a barrister and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at the University of Western Australia. Since 1998, John has worked mainly on human rights and rule of law issues, and is particularly interested in the intersection between human rights law and mining.


Event Details

Thursday 14th September 2017 registrations from 5:30pm for a 6:00pm start

The panel discussion will be followed by canapés and drinks in the Law Lounge. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. 


$5 – ALHR Paid Members

$10 – Non-Member Concession

$15 – Non-Member General Admission


Room 208

Curtin University Law School City Campus

57 Murray Street, Perth

More information

More Information: Please contact the ALHR WA co-convenors at

ALHR Thanks Albert Wolff Chambers for their generous sponsorship of this event.