ABOUT JULIAN

Julian Burnside AO QC is most well-known for his work as a barrister, human rights advocate, and author. He lives in Hawthorn with his partner, Kate, who is an artist (pictured right), and a cat called Mouse. He has two children, Katherine and Mosa, and is a great supporter of the arts and lover of music.

Burnside studied law and economics at Monash University and practises principally in commercial litigation, trade practices and administrative law. Burnside has undertaken a great deal of pro bono legal work on a range of human rights related issues. He has acted in many high-profile cases including against the Australian Government over the Tampa refugee affair and against the SA Government over their conduct regarding the Stolen Generation.

He has been a recipient of many honours including the Human Rights Law Award, the Australian Peace Prize, the Sydney Peace Prize, which recognises leading global peacemakers, and has been elected a National Living Treasure.

ABOUT JULIAN

Julian Burnside AO QC is most well-known for his work as a barrister, human rights advocate, and author. He lives in Hawthorn with his partner, Kate, who is an artist (pictured right), and a cat called Mouse. He has two children, Katherine and Mosa, and is a great supporter of the arts and lover of music.

Burnside studied law and economics at Monash University and practises principally in commercial litigation, trade practices and administrative law. Burnside has undertaken a great deal of pro bono legal work on a range of human rights related issues. He has acted in many high-profile cases including against the Australian Government over the Tampa refugee affair and against the SA Government over their conduct regarding the Stolen Generation.

He has been a recipient of many honours including the Human Rights Law Award, the Australian Peace Prize, the Sydney Peace Prize, which recognises leading global peacemakers, and has been elected a National Living Treasure.