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 >>

ALHR National Human Rights Conference 2017 Registrations Now Open

posted on December 10, 2016

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

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

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

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 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 >>

ALHR National Human Rights Conference 2017 Registrations Now Open

posted on October 14, 2016

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 >>

Natalie Wade, Chair of ALHR’s Disability Rights Subcommittee Named Law Council’s 2016 Young Lawyer of the Year

posted on October 10, 2016 Natalie Wade

ALHR extends it warmest congratulations to Natalie Wade, Chair of our Disability Rights Subcommittee, on being named the Law Council’s 2016 Young Lawyer of the Year. We are extremely fortunate to have Natalie leading ALHR’s advocacy on disability rights and being an integral part of our National Committee. Congratulations Natalie! Read the Law Council’s press … Read More >>

SA: Human Rights and the War on Terror

posted on October 4, 2016

By Stephen Kenny, Camatta Lempens Lawyers When: 5:45pm to 6:45pm, Wednesday 9 November 2016 Where: Moot Court, Ligertwood Building, University of Adelaide ALHR SA is delighted to present renowned human rights lawyer, Stephen Kenny, who will speak about human rights in the context of the ever-present “War on Terror”.  Details of this free event, and … Read More >>