Rights of Children

Rights of Children

An address by Professor the Honourable Alastair Nicholson, AO RFD QC. Former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne 
Archbishop Daniel Mannix Memorial Lecture, Newman College, University of Melbourne, Tuesday 6 October 2009

Address by the Honourable Alastair Nicholson AO RFD QC
Chair and Founding Patron Children’s Rights International
IACA Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Bogor, Indonesia, Tuesday 15 March 2011

Address by the Honourable Alastair Nicholson AO RFD QC

Chair Children’s Rights International

Australian Human Rights Commission, Sydney, NSW, 10 June 2016

Acknowledgments: Gadigal people of the Eora Nation; Megan Mitchell, National Children’s Commissioner; Tara Broughan, UNICEF Australia and Ahram Choi, NCYLC, Co-Chairs of the Australian Children’s Rights Task Force

 

This report by the Australian Child Rights taskforce convened by UNICEF Australia and the NYCYLC on the progress of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in the 25 years since Australia ratified the Convention, while indicating a number of areas of progress in this area, also highlights serious deficiencies in our national performance.

Nicholson, Hon. Alastair AO RFD, Chief Justice , Family Court of Australia,
The Miller Du Toit and The Law Faculty of the University of Western Cape Family Law Conference, THE CHANGING LEGAL DEFINITIONS OF FAMILY, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, 26 MARCH 2002, Australian Judicial Approaches to International Human Rights Conventions and "Family Law"

Nicholson, Hon. Alastair AO RFD, Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia,
LAWASIA Conference, Brisbane
CHILDREN AND THE LAW: ISSUES IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION, 2:00 pm, 21 JUNE 2003
BRISBANE, ADDRESS: CHILDREN AND CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN THE CONTEXT OF FAMILY LAW

Nicholson, Hon. Alastair AO RFD, Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia, The Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory, Sir Richard Blackburn Lecture, 14 May 2002, The Jaeger Room, Australian Academy of Sciences Shine Dome, Canberra

Hon. Justice Fogarty, A.M.
Victorian Council For Civil Liberties, Seminar Series, August 1995

National Centre Against Bullying and Alannah & Madeline FoundationMedia Release

Thursday 23 June, 2016

All Australians should be concerned about the current 'unacceptable situation' of the individual rights of young people in addressing bullying, according to the Chair of the National Centre Against Bullying, the Hon Alastair Nicholson AO RFC QC.

Joint statement by Australian organisations and community groups
13 February 2015

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
May, 2015
145 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW, 2000

Fogarty, Hon. Justice A.M.
Australian Rights Congress, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour, Sydney, 16 - 18 February, 1995

Nicholson, Hon. Alastair AO, RFD, QC
Connections, Child Family and Youth Services, The 21st Annual WJ Craig Lecture, Melbourne, Friday 14 September 2007

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