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A New Publication Model for Legal Texts: second edition of Capacity and the Law on AustLII Communities platform

Last Friday AustLII launched a new model for the publication of free access texts about the law and legal issues in Australia with the publication online of the second edition of Capacity and the Law by Nick O’Neill and Carmelle Peisah. Capacity and the Law is the definitive text on this important area of law and medicine and is now available on the AustLII Communities publishing platform at

Professor Jane McAdam awarded prestigious international human rights prize

The Director of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW, Scientia Professor Jane McAdam, is the first Australian to be awarded the prestigious Calouste Gulbenkian Prize.

The Director of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW, Scientia Professor Jane McAdam, is the first Australian to be awarded the prestigious 2017 Calouste Gulbenkian Prize, sharing the prize of 100,000 Euros with the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.

Let’s give indigenous people a voice in parliament

OPINON: Professor Rosalind Dixon, The Australian, 21 July 2017.

This week the referendum council recommended a simple question be put to the people: will they support constitutional change to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders an entrenched voice in the legislative process?

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Upcoming Events

Facing Equality Portrait Series Launch

Event date: 
1 August 2017
6:00pm to 7:00pm
UNSW Law, Level 1, Centres precinct

Join us for the launch of the "Facing Equality" portrait series, an initiative of the UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality.

UNSW Law Book Forum and Launch: 'Strata Title Property Rights'

Event date: 
2 August 2017
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Staff Common Room, Level 2, Law Building, Union Road Kensington, NSW 2052

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The 2017 AHRCentre Annual Lecture with Prof Philip Alston

Event date: 
10 August 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Law Theatre, G04

The AHRCentre and UNSW's Grand Challenge on Inequality invite you to the 2017 AHRCentre Annual Lecture

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