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Living with Principles


Bill von Hippel + David Isaacs + Gillian Triggs

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Panel

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#About the event


#Artists

David Isaacs

David Isaacs

Professor David Isaacs is a consultant paediatrician at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, and Clinical Professor in Paediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Sydney. He has been a member of every Australian national immunisation advisory committee for the last 25 years. He is passionate about bioethics, and has published and taught extensively on ethical aspects of immunisation. He is one of several doctors who have exposed what they say is a culture of violence, abuse, self‐harm and cover-up on Nauru, in defiance of laws that could land them in prison.
Gillian Triggs

Gillian Triggs

Professor Gillian Triggs served as President of the Australian Human Rights Commission from 2012 to 2017. She has held many significant academic positions, including director of the British Institute for International and Comparative Law and dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney. She is currently a Vice-Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Chair of Justice Connect.

#Moderator

Hugh Breakey

Hugh Breakey

Hugh Breakey is a Senior Research Fellow in moral philosophy at Griffith University. His research explores the ethical challenges in such diverse fields as peacekeeping, institutional governance, climate change, sustainable tourism, private property, professional ethics and international law. He is President of the Australian Association of Professional and Applied Ethics.


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