A Human Rights Act, the courts and the Constitution - The Hon Michael McHugh AC, QC (2009)

A Human Rights Act, the courts and the Constitution


The Hon Michael McHugh AC, QC, distinguished jurist and former Justice of the High Court of Australia, presented his views on human rights in Australia and their protection through a Human Rights Act.

Venue: The Hearing Room
Australian Human Rights Commission
Level 8, Piccadilly Tower
133 Castlereagh St Sydney

Date: Thursday 5 March 2009

Time: 5:15pm (for 5:30pm start) – 7:00pm

PRESENTERS:

The Hon Michael McHugh AC, QC
Justice of the High Court of Australia (1989-2005)

Chair: The Hon Catherine Branson QC
President, Australian Human Rights Commission