In 1937, the University of Queensland Law Society was founded by Sir Harry Gibbs to enrich the Law School experience. In keeping with that mission, the annual Sir Harry Gibbs Lecture was established in 2012 to engage prominent legal and political figures to address students and staff on important contemporary legal issues.

2018 MinterEllison Sir Harry Gibbs Lecture

Cancelled
17 September 2018 6:45pm8:30pm
Guest speaker: Noel Pearson
Parliament

Who Can Be an MP? The Constitution, the High Court and the Disqualification Farce

16 October 2017 6:00pm8:00pm
Should electors be able to elect any fellow elector? Or should there be constitutional barriers to potential MPs? Are such barriers workable, and what are their impacts on minor party candidates especially?