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Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law (Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre)

Director: Prof Jane McAdam

Presiding faculty:
Law

Mission statement of the centre:

Our mission is to bring a principled, human rights-based approach to the issue of refugee law and policy in Australia.  The Centre maintain core research programs in various aspects of refugee law, including international refugee law and comparative practices; human rights-based forms of protection (complementary protection); Australian administrative and constitutional law; statelessness; border security; regional protection; and displacement linked to climate change and disasters.

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Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)

UNSW Co-Director: Prof Graham Greenleaf

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9514 4921

Presiding faculty:
Law

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Australian Human Rights Centre (AHRCentre)

Director: Prof Andrea Durbach

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 1803
Email: diane.macdonald@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

Mission statement of the centre:

The AHR Centre aims to increase public awareness of domestic and international human rights standards, laws and procedures through research projects, education programs and publications. Its primary objectives are to:

  • Undertake and facilitate interdisciplinary human rights research projects
  • Develop human rights educational initiatives by hosting workshops, seminars and conferences, co-ordinating interdisciplinary human rights teaching and internship programs and providing a forum for domestic and international scholarship and debate on contemporary human rights issues
  • Provide accessible information on significant human rights developments in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and internationally, facilitate access to online human rights resources via the AHRCentre website and publish the Australian Journal of Human Rights, the Human Rights Defender and occasional papers and publications.

 

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Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation (CLMR)

Director: Dr Scott Donald

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 1000
Email: s.donald@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

Mission statement of the centre:

The Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation aims to become the premier national centre for the study of the dynamics of market regulation. From its legal core, the Centre works outwards to explore the social construction of markets, with a particular focus, in the first instance on the construction and governance of financial markets.

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Diplomacy Training Program (DTP)

Executive Director: Mr Patrick Earle

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 3549
Email: dtp@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

Mission statement of the centre:

DTP's mission is to provide practical training to those working for universal human rights standards, to uphold values of human dignity and for peaceful redress of injustice.

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Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law

Director: A/Prof Sean Brennan

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 2257
Email: gtcentre@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

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Indigenous Law Centre (ILC)

Director: Prof Megan Davis

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 2252
Email: ilc@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

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Kingsford Legal Centre (KLC)

Director: A/Prof Anna Cody

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 9566
Email: legal@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

Mission statement of the centre:

Kingsford Legal Centre is committed to social justice and to promoting access to and reform of the legal system. We aim to provide quality legal services to the community and to promote excellence in clinical legal education while fostering a critical analysis of the justice system.

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National Children's and Youth Law Centre (NCYLC)

Director: Mr Mathew Keeley

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 9588
Email: admin@ncylc.org.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

Mission statement of the centre:

Our mission is to work for and in support of children and young people, their rights and access to justice.

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National Pro Bono Resource Centre

Director: Dr John Corker

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 7381
Email: info@nationalprobono.org.au

Presiding faculty:
Law

Mission statement of the centre:

The Centre is an independent, non profit organisation that aims to:

  1. encourage pro bono legal services,
  2. support lawyers and law firms to make it easier for them to provide high quality pro bono legal services, and
  3. work with the profession and the community sector to match services with the clients and groups most in need of assistance.

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