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

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ICJ Victoria 2016 Annual Fundraising Dinner

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 […]

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 […]

Member opinion paper: Australia and the Rule of Law

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 […]

Submission to 13th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

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 […]