Addressing human and environmental exploitation is everyone’s business

posted on September 9, 2021

Australia’s leading human rights association is holding a national forum aimed at educating and empowering the general public to make a difference to modern slavery. Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) is seeking to raise awareness of the fact that a lack of action to protect the environment by governments and the private sector is … Read More >>

How to Become a Human Rights Lawyer – ALHR Webinar

posted on August 23, 2021

Interested in working in human rights? Join us TONIGHT with a fantastic panel: Nathan Kennedy, Head of Pro Bono & Community Hall & Wilcox Emma Towney, Head of Dhurranwang Aboriginal Human Rights Program Canberra Community Law Heidi Yates, ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner Heidi Yates Monday August 23 at 6.30PM Register by emailing: lrsjhumanrights@gmail.com

Webinar: Climate change and the rights of children

posted on August 17, 2021

Thank you for your interest in the Diplomacy Training Program’s Child Rights webinar series, in partnership with Youth Law Australia and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights. Registration is now open for the next webinar in the Diplomacy Training Program’s Child Rights webinar series, in partnership with Youth Law Australia, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and the Australian … Read More >>

ALHR Webinar: In Conversation With The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, Kate Eastman AM SC and Julian Burnside AO QC

posted on August 15, 2021

Please join us in conversation with three of Australia’s leading human rights advocates: The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, Kate Eastman AM SC and Julian Burnside AO QC, as they share stories of their journey in the law and their experiences in advocating for human rights protections. This Australian Lawyers for Human Rights webinar, moderated by international human rights barrister, … Read More >>

Webinar: Climate change, the rights of children, and the duty of care

posted on July 21, 2021

Registrations are now open for the seventh webinar in the Diplomacy Training Program’s Child Rights webinar series, in partnership with Youth Law Australia and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights – “Climate change, the rights of children and the duty of care“ When: Thursday 29th July 2021 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm AEST In response to the Government’s report on … Read More >>

Event: In conversation with Environment and international criminal lawyer, Jonathan Struggles

posted on April 26, 2021

Please join ALHR NSW this Thursday evening in conversation with guest speaker, Jonathan Struggles, a former Greenpeace lawyer and investigator in Amsterdam, to discus recent cases which transect both environment and human rights issues. When: Thursday 29 April at 6:30pm Where: The Shakespeare Hotel, 200 Devonshire St, Surry Hills. If you would like to attend, please … Read More >>

Webinar – “Addressing Poverty: children’s rights and Australia’s obligations”

posted on March 22, 2021

Please join us for the fourth webinar in the Diplomacy Training Program’s Child Rights webinar series, in partnership with Youth Law Australia and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights – “Addressing Poverty: children’s rights and Australia’s obligations.” When: Wednesday 24th March 2021 Time: 9:00am – 10:00am AEDT Poverty impacts on children’s rights in specific ways. In the context of recommendations from UN … Read More >>

January 26 Events Celebrating Indigenous Culture

posted on January 23, 2021

Image from NITV Ignite ALHR appreciates that 26 January represents a very difficult period for many First Nations people. ALHR urges the Commonwealth Government to engage with the evolving debate regarding the appropriateness of celebrating Australia Day on 26 January, which for many First Nations people is a date synonymous with invasion, dispossession and a history and … Read More >>

We’ll always have Paris?

posted on September 6, 2020

UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE CHANGE LAW FROM AN AUSTRALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE 5:30pm (AEST) Wednesday 23 September 2020 Earn 1.5 CPD points and learn from international climate change and business and human rights experts. This virtual event co-hosted by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and Johnson Winter & Slattery aims to provide participants with the fundamentals of … Read More >>

Human Rights at a Local Level: The Case for a Human Rights Act for NSW

posted on August 26, 2020

ALHR is very proud to co-convene the Human Rights for NSW Alliance with NSWCCL, a campaign which brings together over 30 organisations who support the introduction of a Human Rights Act for NSW. We are thrilled to invite you to Affinity’s webinar episode in collaboration with NSW Council for Civil Liberties & Whitlam Institute.  Registration … Read More >>