Tues 19th June 2018 6:00 - 7:30pm

Room GO8, Law School, University of Melbourne,
185 Pelham St, Carlton VIC 3053

A seminar on Medico Legal aspects of Australia’s Asylum Seeker Policies in light of Australia's obligations under relevant international instruments including the Refugee Convention and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.


Keynote Speakers: 

  • Professor Erika Feller

    Former Assistant High Commissioner (Protection), one of the four top management positions of the UN High Commission for Refugees, carrying the United Nations Grade of Assistant Secretary General, January 2005 to April 2013, Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, University of Melbourne, 2013

  • Professor David Isaacs

    Clinical Professor- Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital, Westmead and University of Sydney; Editor in Chief- Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health>



  • Professor John Tobin

    Law School - University of Melbourne



  • Ms Katie Robertson

    Senior Associate, Social Justice Practice - Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

  • Dr Kudzai Kanhutu 

    Infectious Diseases consultant - Royal Melbourne Hospital Refugee Clinic


Presented by the Children’s Rights International and Royal Children’s Hospital Alumni


There is no charge for attendance but would you please register by sending the names and email addresses of attendees and your affiliation (if any) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.