Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Human Rights Lecture - Australian Exceptionalism: International Human Rights and Australian Law

Australia is unique among comparable legal systems in that it has very few constitutional or legislative protections for most human rights, and has no bill of rights or rights charter. Rather, Australia has developed an adhoc approach to the prote...

Monday, 27 Oct 2014

Critical Mass: Discover the Parkville Biomedical Precinct

A 'discovery' talk and tours program held during Melbourne Knowledge Week, exploring the sheer quantity of life sciences research facilities, institutes, researchers, fellows and postgraduate students in the Parkville precinct and surrounds, and t...

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014

The Net Effect: An Optimist in the News Business

The disruption of ‘legacy’ newspapers by the Internet should be welcomed and celebrated. The new technology arrived just in time. Over the next few years it will replace the paperbased process that was both hugely expensive, and that, by its natu...