'Integrity and the Rule of Law'
Presented by The Attorney-General of Australia, Mark Dreyfus KC MP
2022 Seabrook Chambers Lecture
The Seabrook Chambers Lecture series is an annual lecture series established by former Judges of the Accident Compensation Tribunal in the State of Victoria. In making their donation for the lecture series, the judges stipulated that the Seabrook Chambers lectures were to be given by people of international repute on issues relating to the rule of law in Australia and internationally.
The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
Mr. Dreyfus was appointed Attorney-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on 1 June 2022. He is a passionate defender of the rule of law, freedom of the press, and the need for a powerful and independent national anti-corruption commission.
His Honour is a strong advocate for social justice and believes in creating a sustainable economy and environment for future generations. He was first elected to the House of Representatives as the Member for Isaacs in November 2007. In 2010 Mr. Dreyfus was appointed as Cabinet Secretary and Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and in February 2013, Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management.
Prior to entering Parliament Mark was a Melbourne barrister and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1999. He appeared for and advised Federal, State, and local governments and appeared in a number of landmark cases in the High Court, including the Stolen Generations litigation.