Public hearing - Melbourne, Thursday 29 January 2009

Public hearing - Melbourne, Thursday 29 January 2009

9:00am – 4:15pm
Australian Institute of Management, 181 Fitzroy St
St Kilda VIC

Time Witness

Inquiry into the Disability Discrimination and Other Human Right Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

9:00am – 9:35am

Human Rights Law Resource Centre (Submission 20)
Ms Emily Howie, Senior Lawyer
Ms Melanie Schleiger, Lawyer

9:35am – 10:10am

South Australian Department of Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (Submission 33)
(via teleconference)
Ms Heather Webster, Executive Director, Public Transport Division

10:10am – 10:45am

Law Council of Australia (Submission 17)
Ms Rosemary Budavari, Policy Lawyer

10:45am – 11:00am


Inquiry into the Federal Court of Australia Amendment (Criminal Jurisdiction) Bill 2008

11:00am – 11:40pm

Law Council of Australia (Submission 5)
Mr Tim Game SC (via teleconference)
Mr Stephen Odgers SC (via teleconference)
Mr David Neal SC
Ms Rosemary Budavari, Policy Lawyer

11:40am – 12:20pm

Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (Submission 1)
(via teleconference)
Mr John Thornton, First Deputy Director
Ms Jaala Hinchcliffe, Acting Senior Assistant Director, Policy

12:20pm – 1:00pm

Mr John R Champion SC (Submission 4)

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Lunch Break

Inquiry into the Personal Property Securities Bill 2008 [Exposure Draft]

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Independent Film and Television Alliance (Submission 22)
(via teleconference)
Ms Susan Cleary, Vice President and General Counsel
Mr Lorin Brennan, Legal Consultant

2:45pm – 3:30pm

Mr Simon Begg (Submission 11)

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Australian Securitisation Forum (Submission 26)
(via teleconference)
Mr Bruce Whittaker, Partner, BlakeDawson
Mr Berkeley Cox, Partner, MallesonsStephenJacques



For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794