HREOC Law Seminar:'Homelessness and Human Rights

Event date: 
7 Apr 2008 12:30pm
The Hearing Room, Level 8 Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Level 8 Piccadilly Tower 133 Castlereagh Street Sydney

The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) Legal Section is pleased to present its next Human Rights Law Seminar on homelessness and human rights. The Seminar will feature three distinguished speakers:


·         Cassandra Goldie, Director of the Sex Discrimination Unit at HREOC: Cassandra has recently completed a PhD on this issue and will examine how to implement a rights-based approach to housing and homelessness.

·         Robin Banks, Executive Director of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC):  Robin will discuss the advocacy work that PIAC has been involved with in this area.

·         Sue Cripps from Homelessness NSW: Sue will speak about the legal and policy reforms that are needed to deal effectively with homelessness.


The Seminar will be chaired by the Human Rights Commissioner Graeme Innes.