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Community Opening of the Legal Year 2018

ICJ Victoria are pleased to announce the Community Opening of the Legal Year will be held on 5 February 2018. Our guest speaker will be the Head Judge of the Koori Court, Judge Paul Grant. Other highlights will be an acoustic performance from Kutcha Edwards, slam poetry from VMC Youth Commissioner Sukjhit Kaur Khalsa, speeches […]

ICJV Endorses the LCA on the Age of Criminal Responsibility

We support the Law Council’s call for an immediate increase in the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years and the introduction of a minimum age of 14 years for the detention of children. The authority for the Law Council’s proposal is the Convention on the Rights of the Child. That Australian law should reflect […]

ICJV Calls for Marriage Equality After Resounding ‘Yes’ Vote

Following the resounding ‘Yes’ answer to same-sex marriage, ICJ Victoria calls on Parliament to amend the Marriage Act so that civil marriage is available to all couples, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status.

Annual Fundraising Dinner – Thank You!

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 guests. Firstly, Malaysian lawyer and the 2017 ICJ Bar Reader Mable Leong Pui Mun, and secondly, the former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia the Hon Robert French […]