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2019 Community Opening of the Legal Year

The International Commission of Jurists (Victoria) is pleased to invite you to the Community Opening of the Legal Year, which will be held at 9am on Tuesday 29 January 2019.

This year, our headline acts will include:
– Joy Murphy Wandin, Wurundjeri Elder
– Justice Jane Dixon, Supreme Court of Victoria
– Sam Elkin, LGBTIQ Outreach Lawyer
– Richard Frankland, Gunditjmara singer/songwriter

The event, sponsored by Dever’s List and Holmes List, will include the presentation of the John Gibson Human Rights Award, chamber music by Melbourne Lawyers’ Orchestra, and catering by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

If you would like to attend, please register at