Austin Asche Oration

Austin Asche Oration in Law and Governance

This oration honours the service of Austin Asche AC QC to the people of the Northern Territory and his contribution to the law, tertiary education and to the community.


Marilyn WarrenYoung people in detention: impacts, progress and alternatives

The Honourable Marilyn Warren AC

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Professor Gillian Triggs

The Expansion of Executive Discretion: Implications for the Northern Territory

Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

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The Honourable Frank Vincent AO QC

September 4, 2014

Law and Order in a Rapidly Changing Society

The Honourable Frank Vincent AO QC

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The Honorable Chief Justice Diana Bryant AO, Family Court of Australia

September 12, 2013

The Big Picture: Responding to Challenges Arising in International Family Law

The Honourable Chief Justice Diana Bryant AO, Family Court of Australia

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The Honorable Michael Kirby

August 27, 2012

Human rights protection − a riposte to Chief Justice Patrick Keane

The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, former High Court judge and scholar

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The Honorable Patrick Keane

October 20, 2011

Sticks and Stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me

The Honourable Patrick Keane, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia

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