LATEST NEWS

 

 

ABC Advisory Council

December 2016

Peter was appointed a "Fellow" of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology in recognition of his contribution to the field of criminology over a period of 40 years.  This award was presented at the Annual Conference of the Society in Hobart in December 2016

December 2016

For the 5th year in a row, Peter was acknowledged as on of RMIT's top media performers.

June 2016

The June 2016 edition of the Australian Journal of Human Rights (22.1) contains an article by Peter Norden, entitled:  Not So Straight.

The article discusses the discrimination that currently operates in many Catholic secondary schools across Australia in relation to same sex attracted students.

The article (click here) addresses important issues of human rights affecting GLBTI students enrolled at Catholic secondary schools across the country, about one in five of all secondary students in Australia.

August 2015

Peter was reappointed as a Board Member of the Victorian Department of Education and Training Disciplinary Appeals Board, for a further period of three years.

http://www.mpb.vic.gov.au/dab/Pages/default.aspx

June 2015

Peter was reappointed as Adjunct Professor at RMIT University, School of Global Social and Urban Studies, for a further period of three years.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/staff/norden_peter

December 2014

Peter was appointed as a Board Member of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s National Advisory Council for a period of four years.  

http://about.abc.net.au/who-we-are/abc-advisory-council/

Recent Media Articles:

Prisoner X solitary confinement at Tasmania’s Risdon Prison revealed

http://www.news.com.au/national/crime/sad-life-of-prisoner-x-revealed-after-he-is-set-free/news-story/481ff166da0d7b5ee0cf2d2c894633d5

Risdon likened to Guantanamo

http://www.themercury.com.au/news/scales-of-justice/news-story/53ebcaf829cb8d2ba7bd97a290be0b41

Police killers to be forced to serve full terms under new Victorian legislation http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-06/police-killers-to-serve-full-terms-in-victoria-under-new-law/8095090?pfmredir=sm

Time to call off all indiscriminate high speed police pursuits, 25th September 2015.

http://m.smh.com.au/victoria/police-should-have-called-off-fatal-pursuit-much-earlier-coroner-finds-20150924-gju1p0.html

Youth rehabilitation versus Gaol: an analysis of what is happening to our criminal justice system in Australia today.  23rd September, 2015.

http://www.2ser.com/news-a-events/item/18035-youth-rehab-vs-gaol

“Archbishop Hart warned against tolerating gay students”, The Age, July 19, 2015.

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/catholic-archbishop-warned-against-tolerating-gay-students-20150715-gidacd.html

“Behind the walls of H-Division at Pentridge”, The Age, June 13, 2014.

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/behind-the-walls-of-hdivision-20140612-3a06o.html

“There is a case for parole, though it failed Jill Meagher, the Parole Board has a vital role in protecting the community”, The Age, August 4, 2013.

http://www.theage.com.au/comment/there-is-a-case-for-parole-20130803-2r67f.html

 

Loddon Murray Leadership Program

Keynote Address,
August 2014

Click Here to Download the Presentation.

 

Australian Geographic Article on Ned Kelly's burial

Click Here to Download the PDF Article.

 

Radio Interview on Ned Kelly's Burial

January 2013

Click Here to Download the MP3 Audio.

 

Thank you letter from North Mallee Leaders Program

Click Here to Download the letter.

 

Ned Kelly: The Outlaw Who Divides a Nation

20 January 2013
BBC News, Sydney

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21077457

 

Opening of the Legal Year

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Click Here to Download the Flyer.

Waldron Hall, Level 1,
County Court of Victoria,
Cnr William and Lonsdale Streets

 

May our brother, Ned, Rest In Peace

The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
18th January 2013

While Ned Kelly is often portrayed simply as a murderer, an incident from his childhood better reflects his character.

CLICK HERE To Read the Article, by Peter Norden.