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Debate for Justice - Environmental Defenders Office & QUT Centre for Justice

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Together with our sponsors QUT Centre for Justice, we are thrilled to invite you to a night of guaranteed laughs at EDO’s 2023 Debate for Justice.

Join us for an evening of food, drinks, fun and ruthlessly witty rivalry!

This year’s topic is “Thanks, Boomers!”

We have the following brilliant minds lined up to showcase their talents:

  • EDO Patron the Hon. Justice Alan Wilson KC (ret’d) leads Zoe Rathos and the Hon. Peter Murphy SC as the Boomers

Challenged by our formidable EDOers:

  • Freda Kanek Talao EDO Managing Lawyer (Pasifika Team) leads Maeve Parker and Jayme Cooper

Excitingly, the Hon. Margaret McMurdo AC will be our MC. 

 Your ticket will cover canapes, your first drink and an unforgettable night of laughter.

    Donations to EDO are welcomed when purchasing your ticket, or on the night.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Date: Thursday 23rd March 2023

    Time: 5.45pm arrival for a 6.30pm start (8.30pm finish)

    Location: KG-E5 (Level 5, E Block, Kelvin Grove Campus), Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus

    Access: An easy walk from Kelvin Grove busway station via Ring Road, car parking also available on site - see QUT map here

    Tickets: $39 ($19 student/senior concession)

    RSVP: 17 March 2023

    We hope you can attend and share in the fun with us!

    About the EDO

    Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) is the largest environmental legal centre in the Australia-Pacific, dedicated to protecting our climate, communities and shared environment by providing access to justice, running groundbreaking litigation and leading law reform advocacy.

    We are an accredited community legal service and a non-government, not-for-profit organisation that uses the law to protect and defend Australia’s wildlife, people and places.

    About our hosts, QUT Centre for Justice 

    QUT Centre for Justice is a think tank for social justice that aims to empower and enable citizens, consumers and communities through solutions-oriented research. Our vision is to democratise justice by improving opportunities for health and well-being and enhancing the inclusiveness of work and education while widening access to justice.

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a truly global outlook. Home to nearly 50,000 students, we’re providing real-world infrastructure, learning and teaching, and graduate skills to the next generation of change-makers.

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