Evatt Journal, Vol. 9, No. 3, June 2009

News & views

The region of inequality

The PM reveals more of his vision for an Asia Pacific Community. [read more]

Taking aim at 27000 nuclear warheads

Gareth Evans discusses disarmament. [read more]

Crunch time for Australia's health

John Dwyer sums up the reform movement. [read more]

The ACTU Congress

Jeff Lawrence corrects the press. [read more]

The life & death of democracy

David Aaronovitch reviews John Keane's history.
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Human Rights

The Evatt Foundation's submission to the National Consultation Committee.

We should aspire to do better, argues George Williams. [read more]

Ron Dyer responds to the critics. [read more]

A special event

Labour & Human Rights, an address by Geoffrey Robertson QC

As part of the Fringe Program of the 45th National Conference of the Australian Labor Party, the Evatt Foundation proudly presents Geoffrey Robertson QC in the auditorium of the Sydney Trades Hall, where he will be introduced by Julian Burnside AO QC. This event is open to the public generally. The cost is $40 ($20 concession). As a special offer to Conference participants, entry is free with an annual Evatt Foundation membership ($50 per annum). Note that numbers are limited and payment is required in advance. Date & time: Friday, 31 July, 5.45 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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]


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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