A Charter of Rights for Australia: with the Hon. Michael Kirby

Australia does not have a bill or charter of rights, which means there is no comprehensive law that enshrines human rights in Australia – even though these laws are standard in the rest of the developed world. So what does this mean for the rights of Australian citizens?

In this fully revised fourth edition of A Charter of Rights for Australia, George Williams and Daniel Reynolds show that human rights are not adequately protected in Australia, contrary to what many of us think. Using some pressing examples, they demonstrate how the rights of people at the margins of our society are violated in often shocking ways.

Several states and territories have adopted their own charters of rights, or have a charter well underway. This book’s argument that the time has come to adopt a charter at the federal level is more urgent than ever. 

$12/$9/gleeclub free. Book here or phone 02 9660 2333

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WHEN
September 14, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm
WHERE
Gleebooks upstairs at 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, Sydney