Protesting, advocacy and the law: An information session

Start: Monday, August 19, 2019 5:30 PM

End: Monday, August 19, 2019 6:30 PM

Location:Scots Church Hall237 North Terrace, Adelaide, Australia 5000

Host Contact Info: ExtinctionRebellionSA@protonmail.com

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Ticket required. Donation at event.

During this session Dr Sarah Moulds will outline some of the relevant laws that apply to individuals or groups engaged in advocacy or protest activity in South Australia.

It will include a broad overview of:
- The types of criminal offences that may apply
- Your rights and responsibilities when engaging with police
- Other legal implications, including employment related implications
- The consequences of a criminal conviction

PLEASE NOTE: this is an information session. Dr Moulds will not be providing specific legal advice.

Bio: Dr Sarah Moulds is a Lecturer in Law at the University of South Australia, with teaching and research interests in the area of public law, human rights, and anti-discrimination law. Sarah's career has a strong law reform focus and includes seven years at the Law Council of Australia including as Director of Criminal Law and Human Rights, and more recently as a Senior Project Officer at the South Australian Law Reform Institute.

Venue has wheel chair access.