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 >>

2017 AGM Documents and Notice

posted on April 4, 2017

The ALHR Annual General Meeting will be held on 18 April 2016 at 7:00pm AEST Level 9, 60 Castlereagh Street, Sydney Please e-mail membershipenquiries@alhr.org.au if you intend to attend in person to allow access to the building or if you intend to attend in person in your local State or Territory please contact your local convenor … Read More >>

One Woman Project’s International Women’s Day High Tea

posted on March 6, 2017

  On Sunday 5th march ALHR QLD Convenor, Kate Marchesi, spoke on a panel at the annual One Woman Project’s International Women’s Day High Tea in Brisbane. The One Woman Project is a youth-led, registered non-for-profit organisation focused upon education about and advocacy promoting gender equality and the theme of this year’s High Tea was … Read More >>