Love and Thoms v Commonwealth [2020] HCA 3: The Constitution and Indigenous Australians

AACL Event


We are privileged to welcome the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency the Hon Margaret Beazley AC QC, formerly the President of the NSW Court of Appeal, to present an address on the constitutional issues arising out of the High Court‰Ûªs significant decision in Love v Commonwealth; Thoms v Commonwealth [2020] HCA 3, handed down on 11 February 2020. The audience will also receive the considerable benefit of a commentary by Peter Gerangelos, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Sydney, who will provide his insights into the case. Please join us for a discussion of the important constitutional developments reflected in the Love/Thoms judgments.

Speaker, Commentator and Chair

  • Speaker: Her Excellency the Hon Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales
  • Commentator: Professor Peter Gerangelos, Sydney Law School
  • Chair: Neil Williams SC, Sixth Floor Selborne Wentworth Chambers

When and Where

Date:   Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Time:    5.30-7.00pm

Place:    Courtroom 1, Level 21, Law Courts Building, Queens Square