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Court on camera

Court on camera

By Law Institute Journal

Ceremonies Communication Courts Justice 

The opening of the legal year was celebrated across a number of venues. Attorney-General Martin Pakula at the Victorian Law Foundation’s Legal Laneway Breakfast Hardware Lane was crowded with members of the legal community. Attorney-General Martin Pakula, VLF executive director Lynne Haultain, VLF chair the Hon Hartley Hansen QC and Legal Services Commissioner Fiona McLeay. Opening of the Legal Year Ecumenical Choral Morning Prayer at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Justice Michelle Gordon of the High Court. The International Commission of Jurists Victoria Community Opening of the Legal Year was held at Waldron Hall, County Court, with performances by Bottled Snail and Kutcha Edwards. Justice Mordecai Bromberg presented Daniel Webb, director of Legal Advocacy at the Human Rights Law Centre with his award as the winner of the 2018 John Gibson Award for refugee rights work, alongside HRLC executive director Hugh de Kretser. ICJ chair Michael Cahill SC, student speakers from the Skyline Education Foundation, Shehelah Dassenaike, Melbourne Girl's College, and Lulit Woldearegay, Brunswick Secondary College, Lidia Thorpe MP, singer/songwriter Kutcha Edwards, Judge Paul Grant of the Koori Court and Justice Mordecai Bromberg. Justice Mordecai Bromberg of the Federal Court of Australia.

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