Rights Talk: 2015 Australians of the Year, Inspiring change in human rights is a special one-off event taking place at Sydney Town Hall, presented by the Australian of the Year Awards, City of Sydney, ABC News 24 and the Australian Human Rights Commission.
This year, for the first time ever, all four Australians of the year are women. Led by Australian of the Year Rosie Batty, each of these impressive Australians has a remarkable story to tell.This is a unique opportunity to hear them in person and find out more about the work they are doing to advance human rights across a range of issues.
• Rosie Batty, family violence campaigner Australian of the Year
• Jackie French, author Senior Australian of the Year
• Drisana Levitzke-Gray, advocate for the deaf community Young Australian of the Year
• Juliette Wright, social entrepreneur Australia’s Local Hero
ABC journalist and presenter Annabel Crabb will be leading the discussion, broadcast live on ABC News 24. Guests include Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Right Hon Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore.