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Human Rights Overboard book event

Media release

C274/08

10 October 2008

5.30 pm for 6.00 pm
Tuesday, 14 October 2008
Centre for Aboriginal Studies — Building 211
Curtin University of Technology
Kent Street, Bentley, Perth

Stories about asylum seekers and Australian detention centres will be discussed at the Human Rights Overboard book event at 6.00pm on Tuesday, 14 October 2008 at Curtin University of Technology.

Human Rights Overboard, published by Scribe Publications, is the result of a three year inquiry auspiced by the Australian Council of Heads of Schools of Social Work.  The authors of the book are Professor Linda Briskman, the Dr Haruhisa Chair of Human Rights Education at Curtin University of Technology, Susie Latham, a volunteer at Melbourne’s Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre and an adjunct research associate with Curtin’s Human Rights Education Centre  and Chris Goddard, Director of Child Abuse Research Australia at Monash University.

The Honourable Fred Chaney, AO and Dr Carmen Lawrence will join with author Professor Linda Briskman in a panel discussion at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at the University’s Bentley Campus.

The event is supported by Scribe and the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin, CARAD, ASeTTS, CASE for Refugees, Project SafeCom, Amnesty International, Murdoch School of Law, and SCALES.

Attention Editor/COS: Parking is available in Car Park P3 – enter via the main entrance on Kent Street and follow the signs.)

Modified: 10 October 2008