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Inaugural ALHR National Human Rights Conference | 17-18 February 2017

  • La Trobe Melbourne Australia (map)

Kate Eastman SC will speak at the inaugural ALHR National Human Rights Conference to be held on 17 and 18 February 2017 at the La Trobe University City Campus in Melbourne. Kate was the inaugural President of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights.

The Conference will bring together attendees from the law, academia, business and community sectors to examine highly topical human rights issues and strategically plan pathways forward for human rights advocacy and research in Australia. The Conference will bring a  unique blend of practical legal focus, education and discussion offered on varied topics including refugee rights, disability and freedom of speech. This is a must-be-at event for all lawyers, advocates and champions of human rights practising in Australia or internationally.

The conference objectives are to:
* promote international human rights and rule of law in Australia;
* encourage improved strategic planning and strengthen links between lawyers and advocates concerned with the protection and promotion of human rights;
* generate an on-going dialogue on topical human rights issues that impact upon Australia and beyond.

You can access the conference program here  

Please note that the program is not yet finalised and speakers will be added to the sessions as they are confirmed.


Places are very limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.

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