2015 Cultural Diversity and the Law Conference

Access to Justice in Multicultural Australia

13-14 March 2015


Sofitel, Sydney

One in four Australians are born overseas.

We anticipated the future directions of Australian Courts and become a leader in the management of cultural diversity.

Over two days expert speakers from around the nation shared the strategies they have used to ensure access to justice for people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Conference Resources

Conference Program: 2015 Dreams & Realities: The Evolution of Tribunals


Accessibility of Tribunals for Vulnerable or Disadvantaged Participants

Matthew Carroll, President, Victorian Mental Health Tribunal

Access to Justice, Law Schools, and Clinical Legal Education - The VCAT Self- Help Clinic

Professor Bryan Horrigan BA, LLB (Hons) (Qld), DPhil (Oxon)

Access to Justice Report - The Role of Tribunals

Angela MacRae Angela MacRae Commissioner, Productivity Commission

Tribunals and Administrative Law Times They are A'Changing

Robin Creyke

Structure and restructure, the rise of FDR and experts in hot tubs - Reflections on SAT's first decade

Judge David Parry

Mindfulness for resilience, wellbeing and sustainable performance

Dr Craig Hassed Senior Lecturer Monash University Department of General Practice

Opening Address

Hon. Justice Duncan Kerr. President, Administrative Appeals Tribunal