Evatt Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, April 2009
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News & views
On Africa, women & the future
The Governor-General addresses the Jessie Street Trust.
An extract from Paul McGeough's new book.
The statute of liberty
Andrew Lynch reviews Geoffrey Robertson's new book.
Australian trade union membership rises
There are 56,000 new union members, reports Fay Gervasoni.
John Faulkner announces more freedom to read official information.
Democracy & the Great Recession
Market failure also spells democratic failure, argues John Keane.
Modern art & country Australia
Melissa Boyde tells how Mary Alice Evatt defeated the art establishment.
Evatt seminar: A human rights charter for Australia?
The Attorney-General announced a national consultation process on the protection and promotion of human rights in his Annual Evatt Lecture in December. Please join Penny Sharpe, George Williams and Ron Dyer in this special Evatt Foundation seminar to discuss the issues. Date: 7 May.
A new book from Sydney University Press tells the inspiring story of Doc Evatt and the United Nations. Moving in the Open Daylight, by Ashley Hogan, was launched on the 60th anniversary of the adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Order your copy of this short, sharp and unique Australian story today.
The Evatt Foundation has recently entered into a formal association with the University of Sydney and has established a new office in the Sydney Trades Hall. Please update your contact details.
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