Associate Professor Fiona Kelly speaks at the Talking Justice Conference: “Are we doing enough to protect transgender children?”

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly was an invited speaker at the Talking Justice conference at the Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo. In its the fourth year, Talking Justice brings together some of the country’s finest writers, lawyers, activists and commentators tackle some… Continue Reading

Bendigo law student Tayla Anderson awarded John Koowarta Scholarship

Recently, Bendigo La Trobe Law student Tayla Anderson who was awarded the John Koowarta Scholarship, was featured in the Bendigo Advertiser. Ms Anderson is now in her fifth and final year of the double degree at La Trobe’s Bendigo campus… Continue Reading

Top Oz Day honours for talented law student

By Lauren Mitchell There are plenty of layers to Khayshie Tilak Ramesh. We’re meeting the law student in her lunchbreak at the Australian Geographic shop to talk about being named Bendigo’s 2017 Young Citizen of the Year. It’s soon evident,… Continue Reading

Legal Eagle “Falconer” Edition No 2: Randa Rafiq – La Trobe Law Students’ Association

As the Secretariat for Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), Randa provides a range of new resources to ALHR which greatly enhance their ability to promote, practice and protect universally accepted standards of human rights throughout Australia and overseas. As… Continue Reading

2016 High School Mooting Competition Finals

High School Mooting Competition Finals 2016

The La Trobe Law School High School Mooting Competition was launched in 2011 and is open to Year 11 legal studies students from partner schools in Melbourne’s North and regional communities in Bendigo. Following three days of preliminary rounds in the… Continue Reading

Water Lore

By Francine Rochford As parts of Victoria are warned of ‘flash flooding’ and the most appropriate Oaks Day fascinator would have a nautical theme, it’s difficult to remember that last week many farmers cut their crops for hay. There hadn’t… Continue Reading

Sir John Quick Lecture 2015: From Crown Tyranny to Australian Democracy

David Hunt La Trobe Law School Sir John Quick Lecture History

Join us for this year’s Sir John Quick lecture by David Hunt, the award winning and best-selling Australian history author and podcaster. David will discuss how a land settled by pickpockets, sheep thieves and Irishmen transformed from a tyranny into… Continue Reading