Human Rights in Australia

Seeking a Right Way: Keynote

Ten years ago Australian human rights lawyer, Nick O’Neill, wrote one of the best textbooks we have got on human rights law in Australia. He called it Retreat from Injustice and he said the book and its title reflected a quiet confidence that the development and enforcement of human rights in Australia were destined to move forward at a rapid rate, demonstrating that the retreat from injustice in Australian law was complete and irreversible.