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Understanding Australia’s refugee policy in its global context

Forum Flyer Date: Thursday 25 July 2013 Time: 5.30 -7.00 pm Where Where: Room 102 Napier Building, University of Adelaide Speakers • Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Senator in the Federal Parliament • Professor Graeme Hugo AO, Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre at the University of Adelaide • Claire O’Connor, renowned South […]

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Congratulations to Professor Bill Cornish

The Adelaide Law School wishes to congratulate Professor Bill Cornish on his recent Queen’s Birthday Honours. Professor Cornish has been made a Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) for services to promoting understanding of British law in Central Europe. Professor Cornish QC, FBA is Emeritus Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual […]

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2013 John Bray Oration

For the first time a Chief Justice of the High Court will be delivering the John Bray Oration and it’s our pleasure to announce Chief Justice French will be the 2013 presenter. Date: Monday 14 October 2013 Time: 5.15pm start Venue: Elder Hall, North Terrace, The University of Adelaide Cost: Gold Coin donation to cover […]

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2013 Chief Justice’s Quiz Night

Join Quiz Master, Deb Tribe (Producer and Presenter on ABC Radio) friends and colleagues for a fun and entertaining night at the annual Chief Justice’s Shield Quiz Night. There are only 25 tables available, with 23 at the full price and 2 dedicated student tables. Date: Saturday 10 August 2013 Time: 7.00pm for a 7.15pm […]

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Benchmarking Voluntary Administration on its 20-year anniversary

Hosted by: Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law Scholarship Unit (BILS)- Adelaide Law School Date: 26 July 2013 Time: 9.00am – 12.15pm Where: Henry Basten Room, Mitchell Building, North Terrace, University of Adelaide It is twenty years since the Voluntary Administration (Part 5.3A Corporations Act 2001) was introduced in Australia. This half-day symposium brings together local, interstate […]

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Next CPD Event – The Role of the Profession in the Absence of a Legislative Human Rights Instrument

The National Human Rights Consultation was a broad ranging community consultation about the protection of human rights in Australia. Its major critics saw it as a stalking horse for a bill of rights. The committee engaged focus groups and random polling as well as over 60 community roundtables, a three day national symposium and received […]

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How a crackdown on 457 visas could work – Dr Joanna Howe reports in ‘The Age’

Dr Joanna Howe is a lecturer at Adelaide Law school. Last month she presented a joint submission on behalf of Adelaide Law School to the inquiry into 457 visas by the Senate’s legal and constitutional affairs committee. To read about what Dr Joanna Howe recently said in ‘The Age’ newspaper, please read How a crackdown […]

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National OLT funding awarded to support Adelaide’s ‘Smart casual’ project

On 7 June 2013 the Minister for Higher Education and Skills announced Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) Grants for 38 research teams across Australia. One of the grant recipients of this highly competitive grant funding was Adelaide Law School academic Anne Hewitt, whose project ‘Smart casual: towards excellence in sessional teaching in Law’ received […]

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Queen’s Birthday Awards – Warm Congratulations from Adelaide Law School

The Adelaide Law School congratulates its alumni on their Australian honours. The following alumni were honoured in the Queen’s Birthday announcements. Professor James Crawford, AC For eminent service to the law through significant contributions to international and constitutional legal practice, reform and arbitration, and as a leading jurist, academic and author. Mr Robert Lunn QC, […]

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