Does Australia need a charter of human rights?

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In part as a consequence of her experience as President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, the renowned international lawyer and author most recently of Speaking Up, is a passionate advocate for an Australian Human Rights Charter. Professor Greg Craven, the Vice-Chancellor and President of the Australian Catholic University, disagrees equally passionately.

This event was moderated by Dr Madelaine Chiam, a scholar from La Trobe University’s Law School and introduced by La Trobe's Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Dewar.

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