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Gillian Triggs: Speaking Truth to Power

Populist and politically motivated attacks on institutions like the judiciary and the Human Rights Commission are on the rise, with serious implications for justice and democracy. Join former Human Rights Commissioner and author of Speaking Up, Gillian Triggs, and panellists in this timely discussion. 7.30-9.00pm, 15 November 2018 Bendigo Town Hall 189-193 Hargreaves St Bendigo Bookings for […]

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#MeToo heats up Bendigo Town Hall for Talking Justice

On a chilly night in mid May, Talking Justice returned to Bendigo with Van Badham, Kate Wright and Moira Rayner. Our three expert panellists trained their collective experience and wisdom on the #MeToo movement. They were asked to consider if some commentators’ concerns regarding due process and the presumption of innocence were valid. And how might […]

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Talking Justice 2017 now available on YouTube

Videos from Talking Justice 2017 are now available on our YouTube channel, including the Opening Night address by the Hon. Chief Justice Diana Bryant AO. This year’s topics ranged from the current challenges facing the Family Court, to kids in detention, the rights of transgender children, the impact of digital disruption on individual rights and social […]

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#TalkingJustice16 rocks Law Week

In late May, more than 500 people attended Talking Justice at the Capital and Ulumbarra Theatres as part of Law Week 2016. Highlights included Shane Howard and Martin Flanagan’s unique double-hander on justice and the creative journey; Julian Burnside, Paris Aristotle and Felicity Gerry on human rights in an era of unprecedented global dislocation; Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa’s inspiring […]

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Talking Justice returns for Law Week 2016

Since 2014 Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre has brought some of Australia’s finest writers and thinkers to Bendigo to talk about what ‘justice’ means in our contemporary world. In 2016 we are building on past Talking Justice events with its return to Bendigo for Law Week 2016. This year’s line-up of speakers and performers builds on this […]

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Talking Justice Returns in 2016

SAVE THE DATE! TALKING JUSTICE 20-22 MAY 2016 Talking Justice is back in Bendigo in 2016! Proudly funded by the Victoria Law Foundation, #TalkingJustice16 will be a showcase event during Law Week in May. Our lively series of provocative public forums will bring together some of Australia’s highest profile social and legal commentators to discuss the role of justice […]

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Justice Bites: Restorative Justice

Following on from our successful Talking Justice series in May, we are happy to present Justice Bites, the first of what we hope will be a regular series of one-off talks on justice related issues. This free public lecture will canvas the value and application of Restorative Justice principles, particularly in the context of sexual offending […]

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Talking Justice videos online

  Talking Justice recently asked a distinguished line-up of speakers to address the place of the law and justice in a free society. More than 240 people bought tickets to this inaugural Bendigo event and some sessions were booked out. If you couldn’t attend the event, don’t worry. We’ve uploaded video of the weekend’s presentations to […]

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