Brennan SJ and Stanhope launch Campaign in ACT – 5 December


New Matilda’s Human rights Act for Australia was launched in the nation’s capital by Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO and ACT Chief Minister Jon Stanhope. The event took place at the Legislative Assembly on 5 December and there was an opportunity for questions from the audience.

Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO – The Need for a National Bill of Rights

Jon Stanhope, Chief Minister of the ACT – For A Bill of Rights

The audio for these speeches should be available to download in the New Year.

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