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 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 >>

ALHR National Human Rights Conference Limited Release 1 Day Registrations

posted on February 6, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that although 2 day registrations to the inaugural ALHR National Human Rights Conference have now sold out, we have a very small number of limited release Friday or Saturday only day registrations available. You can access the conference program here or find it attached below. We look forward to seeing you all there, and having your important … Read More >>

“2017 is the Year for Promoting & Protecting Human Rights in Australia” National conference examining Australia’s human rights performance looms

posted on January 23, 2017

At a time when Australians’ human rights have never been more under threat, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) will hold a two-day national conference focused on improving human rights protections in Australia from February 17. The conference will bring together leaders in law, academia, business and community sectors and aims to improve strategic planning … Read More >>

Renew your membership or join us as a new member in 2017

posted on January 14, 2017

Membership of ALHR provides unique opportunities to advocate for the protection of human rights and enhances your professional development. Paid membership enables ALHR to continually grow its capacity to assist the victims of human rights violations in Australia and support lawyers in the practice of human rights law. If you are new to ALHR simply click here to … Read More >>

ALHR National Human Rights Conference 2017 Registrations

posted on January 8, 2017

The inaugural ALHR National Human Rights Conference will be held on the 17th and 18th February 2017 at the La Trobe University City Campus in Melbourne. We are very excited to announce that registrations are now open! If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate law student scroll down for details of our student op-ed completion which offers the chance to win flights, accomodation and free conference … Read More >>