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LSJ April 2015

Expatriate, Not Ex-Patriot

Geoffrey Robertson QC is founder and head of the Doughty Street Chambers, the UK’s leading human rights practice. A prolific writer, judge and academic, his trademark Hypotheticals, broadcast on television, has made his distinctive style familiar to a general audience. On the eve of a national speaking tour, “Dreaming Too Loud – An Evening with […]

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LSJ March 2015

Babies Without Borders

Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court John Pascoe, and the Chief Justice of the Family Court Diana Bryant, are both calling for an inquiry into international surrogacy. For Judge Pascoe, this reflects a life-long concern for the protection of children and a deep engagement with human rights in Asia. Julie McCrossin reports on misgivings […]

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Ciao Magazine and International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day, Ciao Magazine spoke with three women involved with an IWD event in inner west Sydney: Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre leader Roxanne McMurray, broadcaster and media personality Angela Catterns, and me! We each talk about what IWD means to us and the event we’re involved with, and why. You can […]

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Women in Health Leadership

A one day symposium presented by the Australasian College of Health Service Management. The NSW State Branch Council invites you to our exciting Women in Health Leadership one-day symposium: Friday 1 May 2015 at the NAB MLC Building, North Sydney. The symposium will explore inspirational insights from a range of senior female leaders in health. The […]

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Wolper Jewish Hospital

Q&A Session: Medicinal Cannabis

Wolper Jewish Hospital invites you to attend a FREE Q and A session: Medicinal cannabis 7.30pm • Monday 2 March Event Cinemas, Westfield, Bondi Junction. Moderator Julie McCrossin: freelance journalist, facilitator, trainer & speaker Dr Alex Wodak AM: Physician; Emeritus Consultant, Alcohol and Drug Services, St Vincent’s Hospital; President of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation Professor Michael Farrell: Psychiatrist; […]

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Child's Rights

What About What I Want? a child’s rights in an adult world

Dealing with the views and rights of children — practical responses The child’s rights include the right to be heard… A professional development event for family law practitioners facilitated by Julie McCrossin. Keynote speakers are: Justice Garry Foster, Family Court of Australia ● How the courts deal with the child’s rights and views, and take […]

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Coastrek

Support My Trek to Restore Sight!

I have entered the Sydney Coastrek and will be trekking for countless hours over 55km along the beautiful Sydney coastline on 6th March 2015 to raise funds for The Fred Hollows Foundation. Did you know that 4 out of 5 people who are blind do not need to be? I’m trekking to raise funds so […]

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A marriage of minds

Jane McAdam and Ben Saul met as teenagers and started dating while studying arts/law at the University of Sydney. Partners for 18 years, they are globally recognised leaders in international law. The similarities in their career paths are quite remarkable and they share a strong sense of responsibility as advocates for the rule of law, […]

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Wolper Jewish Hospital

Stroke Q&A

Wolper Jewish Hospital, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, runs an active and popular Education and Wellbeing Program, aiming to educate the local community and encourage discussion of topical health-related issues. Recent sessions have focused on Diabetes and Music, and I’m pleased to say I’ll be the Moderator for their next session, which focuses on Stroke, and […]

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Peter Mason

A worldwide mission

In the October Law Society of NSW Journal, Julie profiles Peter Mason, legal adviser and senior adviser to the executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The former Sydney lawyer jealously guards the ability to work for children on “both sides of the line” in conflict zones. It’s been 27 years since Peter […]

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