Evatt Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, April 2009

News & views

On Africa, women & the future

The Governor-General addresses the Jessie Street Trust. [read more]

Kill Khalid

An extract from Paul McGeough's new book. [read more]

The statute of liberty

Andrew Lynch reviews Geoffrey Robertson's new book. [read more]

Australian trade union membership rises

There are 56,000 new union members. [read more]

Growing democracy

John Faulkner announces more freedom to read official information. [read more]

New papers

Democracy & the Great Recession

Market failure spells democratic failure, argues John Keane. [read more]

Modern art & country Australia

Melissa Boyde tells how Mary Alice Evatt defeated the art establishment. [read more]


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. [read more]

Other info


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. [read more]


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