Achieving a just, democratic, peaceful and humane society through upholding human rights and the rule of law.

Professor Gillian Triggs

President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

ICJ Victoria Annual Fundraising Dinner 2015

Judge Misso, Hon Justice Bromberg and Hon Justice Keane

2016 Annual Fundraising Dinner

Alghiffari Aqsa speaking about Indonesian Human Rights Issues

Advocacy and Events

Ill-Informed Comments on the Role of the AHRC

Media Release 8 November 2016 Recent attacks on the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, by Prime Minister Turnbull and Mr Tony Morris QC are ill-informed and disappointing. Prime Minister Turnbull has blamed the AHRC for “bringing [a] case against the Queensland students”. Counsel for the Seventh Respondent, Mr […]

14 October – Human Rights in Indonesia with Alghiffari Aqsa

On 14 October at 11:30am, Victoria University College of Law and Justice will presents Mr Alghiffari Aqsa in a lecture on the state human rights in Indonesia. Members and friends of ICJ Victoria are invited to attend this lecture. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet Mr Aqsa following his talk. We are proudly sponsoring Mr Alghiffari Aqsa as […]

ICJ Victoria 2016 Annual Fundraising Dinner

The International Commission of Jurists Victoria 2016 Annual Fundraising Dinner was held on 14 October Thank you to all of our members and friends for coming along to support ICJ Victoria!  We were lucky to hear extraordinary speeches from two guest.  Indonesian lawyer Alghiffari Aqsa spoke about human rights issues in Indonesia, and shed some […]

Foreign Human Rights Lawyer Appointed to Undertake the Bar Readers’ Course

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 […]