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Nomination for the 2016 John Gibson Award now open!

The ICJ Victoria calls for nominations for the John Gibson Award. The John Gibson Award is awarded in honour of the late John Gibson, who was a scholar, barrister, father, and outstanding and tireless human rights and refugee advocate. Nominations close 1 December 2015 This Award has the following criteria, the recipient shall: 1. be […]

Letter to the Attorney General of Australia from ICJ about OAIC

International Commission of Jurists Australia, in conjunction with International Commission of Jurists Victoria, have submitted a letter to the Attorney General of Australia, stating our concerns about the executive defunding of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Letter to the Attorney General of Australia from ICJ about OAIC

New Project – Attacks on the Rule of Law

Recently, ICJ Victoria decided to embark upon a project to raise awareness throughout Australia of the direction of our Legislatures and Bureaucracies in abandoning commitments to the Rule of Law. The first stage of this project is to compile an inventory of laws and administrative procedures that do not sit easily with traditional concepts of […]

Congratulation to Richard Niall QC on his appointment

ICJ Victoria is pleased to congratulate Mr Richard M Niall QC on his appointment to the role of Solicitor General of Victoria. Richard has been a proud contributor to human rights in Australia. He is a lead advocate in areas of migration law, indigenous rights, and anti-discrimination issues. Richard has had ongoing involvement in ICJ […]

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