2017 AGM Documents and Notice

posted on April 4, 2017 AGM

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 16939354_1331727076866466_7958046233178097778_n

  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 alhr-webbanner-200916

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 canstockphoto17876949

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 canstockphoto16658979

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 alhr-webbanner-200916

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 >>

ALHR National Human Rights Conference 2017 Registrations Now Open

posted on December 10, 2016 alhr-webbanner-200916

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! Please see below for further details about the conference and how to register.  We look forward to seeing you all there, and having your important contributions to Australia’s practice … Read More >>

Modern Slavery Event

posted on December 9, 2016 slavery

The Australian Government recently announced that it is considering a model for large businesses to publicly report on their actions to address supply chain exploitation. This model could potentially follow that of the UK Modern Slavery Act, introduced in 2015 to address the issue of slavery in supply chains via enhanced corporate transparency. The UK … Read More >>

Joint Statement on Marriage Equality From LGBTI Organisations and Leaders

posted on November 10, 2016 logos-statementthree-09112016

ALHR’s LGBTI Subcommittee, together with 90 other LGBTI organisations and leaders, have today signed a joint statement calling on supporters of marriage equality in the parliament to unite and work together to find a pathway to achieve marriage equality in this term of Parliament. “As organisations and leaders of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex … Read More >>

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights Calls on Parliament to Block the Plebiscite.

posted on October 22, 2016 yay-6006420

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) has joined almost 90 organisations calling on the Australian Parliament to block the proposed plebiscite and instead engage in a free vote pursuant to law. The High Court has unanimously stated that marriage equality is permitted under the Australian Constitution. ALHR’s LGBTI Subcommittee Co-Chair, Nicholas Stewart, said: “We are … Read More >>

2017 ALHR NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE: STUDENT OP-ED COMPETITION

posted on October 17, 2016 alhr-webbanner-200916

ALHR is pleased to announce that we are offering 2 current law students the chance to win a trip to Melbourne to attend the ALHR National Human Rights Conference at La Trobe University in Melbourne on the 17th and 18th of February 2017. Prizes will be given in undergraduate and postgraduate law categories. Students should submit an … Read More >>