Save the date!

posted on August 9, 2018

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and the National Justice Project are excited to ask you to save the date, Friday 26th October, for our fundraising dinner in Sydney. We are honoured to announce that Tony McAvoy SC and Larissa Behrendt will be amongst our speakers. We hope you will join us for food, raffles and a very interesting evening in … Read More >>

The State of Digital Rights 2018

posted on May 16, 2018

ALHR is proud to endorse the release of the State of Digital Rights report, which outlines the many ways Australians’ rights are being impacted by the activities of private companies and governments in the online world. The internet is often touted as the new frontier of freedom of expression, described simultaneously as a wide open … Read More >>

Event: Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights

posted on May 11, 2018

 Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and the University of Sydney Law School proudly invite you to the Australian launch of Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights. Please join us for an evening in conversation with Professor David Kinley and Special Guest Nicole Abadee hosted by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.    Author David Kinley, Chair in … Read More >>

Panel Discussion: Attacks on Political Speech in Australia

posted on March 23, 2018

Photo Credit: Newtown Graffiti: “Free Speech Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) and Dowson Turco Lawyers invite you to keep up to date on recent Federal Bills that threaten to significantly chill Australians’ right to free political speech, freedom of association and freedom of assembly. Are these Bills good law?  Join us for a discussion … Read More >>

ALHR Breakfast with Geoffrey Robertson QC

posted on March 12, 2018

Please join Australian Lawyers for Human Rights for an intimate breakfast with one of the world’s leading human rights advocates. Mr Geoffrey Robertson QC will speak to our guests about international law problems and sign copies of his highly acclaimed new book, Rather His Own Man. When Friday 23 March 2018 at 7:30am for a … Read More >>

ALHR Event: Attacks on political speech or Good Law?

posted on March 4, 2018

ALHR invites you to collect CLE points and keep up to date on three recent Federal Bills that threaten to significantly infringe Australians’ right to free political speech. Are these Bills good law? Join us for a discussion about what makes good law and the defects in the: Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 National … Read More >>

Songs for Asylum: An Evening of Music to Support Refugees

posted on September 3, 2017

ALHR invites you to join us for an evening of film, music and spoken word, bringing the community together to raise awareness and inspire conversations about the rights of asylum seekers and refugees in Australia. At a time when the Australian law and policies are having prejudicial impact on the rights of people seeking asylum, … Read More >>

ALHR ACT Hosts the Canberra Premiere of HOPE ROAD

posted on September 1, 2017

ALHR is pleased to support the Australian Premiere of the groundbreaking documentary Hope Road in Canberra on the evening of 13 September 2017. An inspiring documentary Hope Road, made by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Tom Zubrycki is having a cinema screening in Canberra – after successful screenings at Sydney and Melbourne film festivals. Hope Road is the story of Zacharia, a refugee from the Sudanese civil war, who desperately … Read More >>

Human Rights in Western Australia: An ALHR Panel Discussion

posted on August 16, 2017

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 … Read More >>

An Evening in Conversation with Dr Sima Samar, Chair of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission

posted on May 15, 2017

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), The University of Sydney and the University of Technology, Sydney invite you to join us for an evening in conversation with Dr Sima Samar, Chair of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), discussing the AIHRC’s work addressing women and girls’ rights in Afghanistan. The situation for women and … Read More >>