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Friday 11 October


Her Excellency, Professor Marie Bashir, Governor of New South Wales

Keynote address

Chief Justice Tom Bathurst, Supreme Court of New South Wales Separation of Powers: Reality or Desirable Fiction? (pdf) (119KB)

Royal Commissions – The Practicalities

The Hon Neville Owen QC Royal Commissions: The Practicalities (pdf) (60KB)
The Hon Bernard Teague
Commentator: Justice Lucy McCallum
Chair: Justice Robert Beech-Jones

Welcome drinks and Reception: Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel

Saturday 12 October

Federal Responses Human Rights

Father Frank Brennan, SJ The Practical Outcomes of the National Human Rights Consultation (pdf) (1.0MB)
Professor George Williams
Chair: Justice Hilary Penfold

Concurrent Evidence and the Alternatives

Justice Steven Rares Using the ‘Hot Tub’: How Concurrent Expert Evidence Aids Understanding Issues (pdf) (115KB)
Magistrate David Heilpern
Judge Michael Rackemann
Chair: Justice Steven Rares

Dinner: Australian Museum

After-dinner Speaker: Justice Virginia Bell

Sunday 13 October

Indigenous Offenders – Sentencing and Custody Arrangements

Judge Stephen Norrish Sentencing Indigenous Offenders: Not Enough ‘Judicial Notice’? (pdf) (258KB)
Luke Grant, Assistant Commissioner of Corrective Services, NSW
Chair: Chief Justice Alan Blow

Whither Solution-Focussed Judging?

Deputy Chief Magistrate Jelena Popovic
Emeritus Professor Arie Freiberg
Chair: Justice Hilary Hannam, Family Court of Australia