Session

Julian Burnside: Injustice

From legal aid and class actions to assisted dying, asylum seeker rights and counter-terrorism, the law in Australia has immense reach – but it also has its shortcomings. Delving into the chequered history of the Australian legal and justice system, and drawing on his extensive professional experience, barrister and former Liberty Victoria president Julian Burnside (Watching Out) presents an eloquent defence of civil society and makes a compelling case for legal liberalism in Australia.

$30/$27
Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is not able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

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Writers

Julian Burnside

Julian Burnside QC is an Australian barrister who specialises in commercial litigation and is also deeply involved in human rights work, in...

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Nick Feik

Nick Feik is the editor of The Monthly. As a writer, he has contributed political and current affairs-related pieces to The Age,...

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