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Our weekly lunch meetings are held on Wednesday 12.30pm for 1.00pm at the Adelaide Oval, Cathedral Room, Level 3, Eastern Grandstand, King William Rd North Adelaide.
Guest Speaker: Andrew Collett AM - The 1967 Referendum: 50 Years On
Andrew Collett AM was admitted as a legal practitioner in South Australia in 1977 and as a visiting counsel in the Northern Territory in 1980 and has practised as a barrister since 1986, first at Johnston Withers and from 1999 at Murray Chambers. At Johnston Withers from 1979 to 1999 he developed significant expertise and a large practice in personal injury, industrial, Aboriginal, human rights and administrative law. He has also practised as a barrister in Federal Court matters in Western Australia and New South Wales.
Andrew’s commitment to Aboriginal legal rights commenced in 1973 and involved him working as the Executive Secretary of the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (ALRM) from 1974 to 1976 and being the first ALRM solicitor at Port Augusta from 1977 to 1999.
Andrew is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Flinders University where he conducts a course in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and the Law.
Jenny Paradiso was named the Telstra 2016 South Australia Business Woman of the Year. As the co-founder and Managing Director of Suntrix, a reputable solar energy company, Jenny has been the driving force behind this local brand that is now charging into national and global markets.
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