Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Michael Kirby AC CMG visits CSU Law

In 2018, the Centre for Law and Justice was privileged to host a Public Lecture, delivered by The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, at its Bathurst campus. Upon his retirement from the High Court of Australia in February 2009, Michael Kirby was Australia's longest-serving judicial officer, whose stellar legal career included roles as the President of the International Commission of Jurists, UN Special Representative for Human Rights in Cambodia, the UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights, the Advisory Council of Transparency International, the Chair of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights Violations in North Korea for 2013-2014, and the UNAIDS/OHCHR's panel on the overreach of criminal law.