Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) is a network of Australian lawyers active in practising and promoting awareness of international human rights standards in Australia. If you are qualified to practice as a legal practitioner in Australia, or are studying or teaching law in Australia, or are working in a legal capacity in Australia, please consider joining us. Read about us and our activities, from the menu above.
On 5 March ALHR held a panel discussion on the racial hatred provisions
of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) in Sydney. The speakers
included Dr Tim Soutphommasane (Race Discrimination Commissioner,
Australian Human Rights Commission), Ms Kate Eastman SC (human rights
barrister, founding member of ALHR, member of the Bar Association's
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Committees), Mr Peter Wertheim AM
(Executive Director of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, member of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Board and Australian Multicultural
Advisory Council); and Mr Les Malezer (Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples).
Photos of the event are available on ALHR's Facebook page, and highlights of the evening will be available on ALHR's Youtube channel.
14/03/2014 ALHR AGM 31 March
All members are invited to consider nominating for positions on the national committee.
The ALHR website has the AGM: