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Past events

8 March 2018, 10.00am - 12.00pm

The Practical Justice Initiative in collaboration with the Edmund Rice Centre and the Pacific Calling Partnership invites you to hear the voices and stories of the Pacific.

Thursday 1 March 2018, 7.30pm

Join a lively panel of experts and commentators exploring some big questions about the future of democracy.

26 February 2018, 2.00pm - 3.30pm

Professor Michael Burgess will discuss narrative approaches and an orientation to an ethics of care.

29 November 2017, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

To mitigate the threat of climate change, Australia must transition to a low-carbon economy via new methods of energy production and by phasing out fossil fuels. This event will consider the major barriers to a transition away from fossil fuels.

22 November 2017, 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Peter Yu, CEO of the Nyamba Buru Yawuru, will discuss the Yawuru community who asserted and won their native title rights in a bitter court contest, embarking on a bold agenda to transform the legacy of colonialism.

Tuesday 21 November 2017, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

The Grand Challenge on Climate Change will launch three ambitious Climate Change Blueprints on Energy, Health and Justice.

The Blueprints provide a road map for the transition to renewable energy, managing important health issues like premature deaths from air pollution, and how to ensure that climate transition can contribute to a just society.

15 November 2017, 4.00pm - 5:30pm

Dr George Julian will introduce JusticeforLB and highlight some of the campaign methods used and it’s progress to date. 


9 November 2017, 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO will outline her vision for the future and in doing so will cite key challenges and opportunities for change. This will include a focus on current aspirations around Constitutional reform and issues such as Indigenous incarceration, income management and healing.

12 October 2017, 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Michael Mansell, Aboriginal lawyer and activist, will outline his thoughts on a national treaty with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

13 September 2017, 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Professor Megan Davis, Pro Vice Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law, UNSW, presents the first lecture in the new Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series.


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