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Friday 10 October

Keynote address

The Hon Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE

Rolling a rock uphill? – native title and the Myth of Sisyphus

The Hon Justice Robert French, Federal Court of Australia
Mr Kevin Smith, Queensland South Native Title Services

Welcome drinks and dinner: Garden Terrace, Marriott Hotel

Saturday 11 October

Charter of rights: principles and practice

The Hon Justice Christopher Maxwell, President, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria
Professor George Williams, University of New South Wales
Associate Professor Helen Irving, University of Sydney

Environmental “rights”: the legal implications of climate change

The Hon Justice Brian Preston, Chief Judge, Land and Environment Court of NSW

Colloquium formal dinner: Skylight room Q1 Observation Deck

Speaker: The Hon Robert McClelland MP, Commonwealth Attorney – General

Sunday 12 October

The delicate balance between public and private: the public’s “right to know” and the individual’s “right to privacy”

Professor Les McCrimmon, Australian Law Reform Commission
Professor John Henningham, Founder and Director, Jschool

What about the worker?! The move towards establishing a system of rights for employees

Professor Joellen Riley, University of NSW
The Hon Lance Wright QC