'Human Rights 2005: The Year in Review' Conference
The Annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference
Friday 2 December 2005The CUB Malthouse, 113 Sturt Street, Southbank, Melbourne
His Excellency Judge C G Weeramantry
Former Vice President, International Court of Justice
'Human Rights: A thematic overview'
Professor Sarah Joseph
Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
'Poverty, Development, Business and Human Rights'
Ms Kirsty Nowlan
'Beneath the Wreckage: Locating human rights discourse in the responses to the Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina'
Professor Andrew Byrnes
Law Faculty, University of New South Wales'
''Reform' of the UN human rights bodies: An era of larger freedom or fighting the same battles once again?'
Professor Bernadette McSherry
Law Faculty, Monash University
'Human rights and mental health: The gap between legislating and implementing human rights'
Mr Martin Flynn
Law Faculty, University of Western Australia
'Reconciling "Practical Reconciliation" with the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)'
Mr Colin Fenwick
Director, Centre for Employment & Labour Relations Law
'Australia's New Labour Laws: An International Legal Perspective'
Dr Helen Watchirs
ACT Human Rights & Discrimination Commissioner
'The ACT Human Rights Act 2004 - Lessons and experience from 18 months of operation'
Dr David Wiseman
Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, Canada
'Poverty and a Victorian Bill of Rights: A view from Canada'