Professor Gillian Triggs appointed President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

Professor Gillian Triggs, the Dean of Sydney Law School, has been appointed as the new President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. She will replace the Hon Catherine Branson QC, who will step down as President in July 2012. Professor Triggs is a leading international law expert and is highly regarded as an administrator and strategist. The Human Rights Law Centre congratulates Professor Triggs on her appointment to this important position and looks forward to working closely and collaboratively with her to promote and protect human rights in Australia.