2016 Community Opening of the Legal Year
Advocacy and Events
Buy tickets now www.trybooking.com/MQMO! Support the work of the International Commission of Jurists Victoria at the 2016 Annual Fundraising Dinner! We are thrilled to announce that our guest speaker for 2016 is Professor Pat Dodson, Federal Senator for Western Australia. Tickets are on sale now! Members $160 Non-members $170 Tables of 10 $1500 Secure your tickets at […]
ICJ Victoria are pleased to support the Hellenic Australian Lawyers, and encourage our membership to attend their Refugee Symposium. More information can be found at the Hellenic Australian Lawyers’ website.
ICJ Victoria has undertaken to sponsor a foreign human rights lawyer to undertake the Bar Readers’ Course. We are pleased to announce that Indonesian lawyer Mr Alghiffari Aqsa is our appointed candidate to sit the Bar Readers’ Course. Alghiffari Aqsa has been chosen by the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (Lembaga Bantuan Hukum, Jakarta), Professor Tim Lindsey […]
Mr Louis A. Coutts, an Honorary Life Member of International Commission of Jurists Victoria, wrote a paper about the Rule of Law in Australia and the societal impacts of the Rule of Law. Mr Coutts has outlined the components of the eight sub-rules outlined by Lord Thomas Bingham. Further the paper also outlines the importance of the […]
On 23 June 2016, DFAT ran the 13th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue. ICJ Victoria has a commitment to protecting human rights by encouraging respect for, and implementation of, international law. As such, ICJ Victoria prepared a paper for the Dialogue. The paper compares the treatment of Vietnamese Asylum Seekers during the 1970s and 1980s, to […]