Exploring issues relating to Australia’s visa cancellation regime

30 Oct 2017
Justice in Focus panel
L-R is: Kylie McGrath (RAILS), A/Prof Peter Billings, Paul Barclay (chair) Julian Burnside AO QC, and Mark Burgess (Police Federation of Australia)

The TC Beirne School of Law and the Caxton Legal Centre Inc held a forum at the Banco Court on October 5 as part of the Justice in Focus series to explain and explore the contemporary socio-legal issues relating to Australia’s visa cancellation regime.  The Panel was chaired by ABC RN Big Ideas presenter Paul Barclay and included barrister Julian Burnside AO QC, Mark Burgess the CEO of the Police Federation of Australia, and Associate Professor Peter Billings from the University of Queensland.

The discussion will air on ABC RN in the coming weeks. Associate Professor Billings subsequently featured in the NZ media discussing critical aspects of Australia’s visa cancellation laws and their application to New Zealanders.

Listen to the Radio NZ report here.

Listen to Assoc Prof Billings' interview on Radio NZ here.

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