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A weekend series of public conversations around the role of justice in a free society, featuring some of Australia's finest writers and thinkers. A Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre initiative. Presented and moderated by Professor Martin Krygier.
FRIDAY NIGHT OPENING (9 May)
6:30-7:30pm – Graham Atkinson will welcome visitors to country and talk about the law’s ability to deliver justice for aboriginal people, from native title to freedom from racial vilification. Professor Martin Krygier will set the scene for the weekend's upcoming conversations and foreshadow the breadth of perspectives. Followed by drinks and finger food, provided courtesy of Bress Winery and The Good Loaf.
SATURDAY MORNING (10 May)
10:00-10:45am – Father Frank Brennan: Asylum seekers; how do we balance fairness, safety and compassion?
11:00-11:45am – Simon Breheny: Freedom of speech and the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.
12:00-12:45pm – Nicholas Cowdery: Is drug law reform less harmful than prohibition? Are there smarter responses to criminal behaviour?
SATURDAY AFTERNOON (10 May)
2:15-3:00pm – Professor Arie Freiberg: Sentencing, parole boards and changing laws for individuals.
3:15-4:00pm – Debbie Kilroy: Criminal justice; who are the real victims?
4:15-5:00 – Anne Manne: Will paid parental leave make things equal?
SUNDAY MORNING (11 May)
Sunday morning's sessions include tea, coffee and pastry, provided courtesy of Apple Annie's Bakery Cafe. Please Note: to allow time for a cuppa and a croissant before Kate Auty's presentation, we suggest you arrive by 8am for this session.
8:30-9:15am – Kate Auty: Who bears the burden of climate change impacts and how do we compensate them?
9:30-10:15am – Raimond Gaita: The justice and morality of politics and policy
For further information about our speakers, please visit Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre website.
1. Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
No. However, most sessions will not be suitable for children under 16 years.
2. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Visual Art Centre is within easy walking distance of Bendigo Railway Station. Local buses stop in View Street and nearby Pall Mall. All day parking is available on the corner of Queen and Edwards Streets.
3. Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Contact Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre on (03) 5444 4364.
4. Is my ticket transferrable?
Yes. If you cannot make it, we encourage you to give your ticket to a friend or colleague.
5. Can I update my registration information?
Yes. Please email Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre via email@example.com if you need to update your registration information.
6. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes. If you have the Eventbrite app on your mobile phone you can also access the venue via your Eventbrite mobile ticket.
7. What is the refund policy?
Tickets are transferable but not refundable. However, if a speaker pulls out the organisers reserve the right to replace the speaker with an alternative speaker who will speak to a similar topic. If a replacement speaker cannot be found, the organisers will provide a refund for the affected session.
8. The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
9. Will the talks be filmed?
Yes. All talks will be filmed and later available on Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre's YouTube channel. Video may include audience members. If you do not wish to be filmed, please advise Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre before the event. If you do not contact us before the event we will assume your implied consent to use your image in our videos.
10. Is Talking Justice on Twitter?
Yes. To follow and share the conversation, simply use the hashtag #talkingjustice
11. Who are the event's sponsors?
Victoria Law Foundation, La Trobe University, Arnold Dallas McPherson, Stuthridge Legal, The Good Loaf, Strategem, Bress Winery, Apple Annie's Bakery Cafe
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Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre
Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre provides free legal information and advice to Central Victorians who can’t afford a lawyer or who are inelgible for legal aid. Our casework, in turn, informs our social justice and law reform efforts.