Queensland Human Rights Act Launch – 14 March


New Matilda and Just Rights Queensland invite you to the Queensland launch of the New Matilda campaign for an Australian Human Rights Act and a forum to discuss human rights protections in Australia.

Tuesday, 14 March 2006

6 for 6:30pm-8:00pm
Premier’s Hall
Level 4, Parliamentary Annexe
Alice Street, Brisbane

Ms Susan Ryan AO
Prof. Michael Lavarch
A/Prof. Spencer Zifcak
A/Prof. Boni Robertson
Ms Susan Booth
Dr Mohamad Abdalla
Mr Jeff Brunne (Chair)

About the Launch Speakers

Ms Susan Ryan AO is Chair of the Human Rights Act campaign and a former Commonwealth Minister and Senator.

Prof. Michael Lavarch Dean QUT Law School is a former Commonwealth Attorney General.

A/Prof. Spencer Zifcak of La Trobe University Law School led the team drafting the Human Rights Act.

A/Prof. Boni Robertson is the Director of the Gumurri Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research at Griffith University.

Ms Susan Booth is the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commissioner.

Dr Mohamad Abdalla is the Director of the Islamic Research Unit at Griffith University.

Mr Jeff Brunne is is a founding member of and spokesperson for Just Rights Queensland.

RSVP for event, general enquiries: campaign@justrightsqld.org. Mobile 0410 551 354

New Matilda campaign, interviews: humanrightsact@newmatilda.com. Mobile 0417 344 926

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