Human Rights 2010
The Annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference
Friday 16 July 2010
State Library of Victoria
Dr Helen Szoke
Commissioner of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
"The right to equality and the right to freedom of religion - not absolutes!"
Mr Phil Lynch
Executive Director of the Human Rights Law Resource Centre
"Charters of Rights in Australia: Recent developments and prospects"
Associate Professor Peter van Onselen
Contributing Editor The Australian and Faculty of Education and Arts, Edith Cowan University
'The race to the bottom: Understanding why our political leaders won't lead on refugee debates'
Dr Adiva Sifris
Law Faculty, Monash University
'Say 'YES' to same sex marriage in Australia'
Mr John Garnaut
Fairfax China Correspondent
'The rise of China and human rights'
Mr Iarla Flynn
Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs (Australia/NZ), Google
'The open internet and censorship'
Professor Ron McCallum AO
Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Professor of Law, University of Sydney
'How the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities can improve the lives of those living with a disability'
Associate Professor Jane McAdam
Director of International Refugee and Migration Law Project, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales
'Climate change and human rights: Whose rights, what protection?'