Victoria: Gillian Triggs to speak on Religious Freedom

Former head of Australia’s Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, will give an address on Religious Freedom in observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019 – at Melbourne University – on 5 February 2019.


The University of Melbourne Chaplaincy and Religions for Peace Victoria Branch, invite you to a free lecture with Professor Emeritus Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission from 2012 – 2017.

Emeritus Professor Triggs will deliver the 2019 United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture, “Religion and Human Rights in Australia

Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs is the former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, and the new Chair of Justice Connect, a non-profit dedicated to connecting people locked out of the justice system with free legal help. She is also Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Vice President of the Asian Development Bank Tribunal.

World Interfaith Harmony Week is an annual event observed during the first week of February commencing in 2011.

World Interfaith Harmony Week provides a platform — one week in a year — when all interfaith groups and other groups of goodwill can show the world what interfaith harmony, co-operation and understanding may achieve.

Event Details
Program: 2019 United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture
Date: Tuesday 5th February at Melbourne University
Time: 5.30 – 8.00pm
Location: Carrillo Gantner Theatre, B-02 (Basement), Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne, 761 Swanston St, Parkville
Bookings: We regret, this event is fully booked out.


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