ICJ Victoria are currently seeking Expressions of Interest from our membership for the executive roles of Secretary-General and Administrative Assistant. For full position descriptions, click here. To express your interest in these positions, please forward a brief cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICJ Victoria were pleased to send a delegate to the DFAT NGO Forum on Human Rights in Canberra on 9 February 2017. The delegate sent was current Assistant Secretary, Shannon Finegan. This is a yearly event where the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade consults various members of civil society about fundamental issues of international […]
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 […]
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 […]
On 17 February 2016, the International Commission of Jurists Australia condemned the return of 267 asylum seekers to Nauru. Of the 267 being returned to Nauru, many are children, and a number are in Australia for treatment of.chronic and terminal illnesses. These actions are a breach of international law. The international law breached include the Universal Declaration of […]