A Just Society

Wednesday 16 October

Julian Burnside AO QC

Julian Burnside is well known for his work as a barrister in Australia, as well as a human rights and refugee advocate, and author. His legal practice is principally in commercial litigation, trade practices and administrative law. He is also known for his strong opposition to the mandatory detention of asylum seekers, and has provided legal counsel in a wide variety of high-profile cases. In 2009, Burnside was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) ‘for service as a human rights advocate, particularly for refugees and asylum seekers, to the arts as a patron and fund-raiser, and to the law’.

WHEN: Wednesday 16 October 2019, 6.30pm
WHERE: Old Boys Lecture Theatre, Newington College
COST: Free
CONTACT: Newington College Reception on 02 9568 9333 or contact@newington.nsw.edu.au to reserve your place.