Tips on breathing value into your law degree will be the topic of discussion tomorrow evening when former Attorney-General the Hon. Nicola Roxon MP delivers the annual Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture.
During her time as the Minister for Health and Ageing and as the first female Attorney-General, Ms Roxon oversaw major health reforms, including the introduction of plain packaging for all tobacco products sold in Australia. She also successfully defended a challenge to those laws in Australia’’s High Court.
Ms Roxon has received national and international awards in recognition of her public health work.
The Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture was established in 1993 to mark the arrival of the first group of Bachelor of Laws students at the University of Newcastle and is delivered by an eminent lawyer each academic year.
The lecture is on tomorrow Friday 19 April at 5pm in the University of Newcastle’’s Conservatorium of Music Concert Hall.
The lecture is also open to the community, seats are limited.
To book your place, call 4921 5839.