Re: [-empyre-] dissing the guest list
Dr Ben Saul is the author of "Briefing on Sedition Offences in the Anti
Terrorism Bill 2005"
At 8 pages it is a very good introduction to the subject.
> Thanks Deborah,
> Indeed - Ben Saul is Australian and does have an interest in the
> Sedition laws.
> He was recommended to me by someone who I had previously invited, but
> could not
> accept because of previous committments.
> Quoting Deborah Kelly <email@example.com>:
>> I think perhaps you didn't read the whole guest list,
>> here's one we were just introduced to:
>> "Dr Ben Saul is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at
>> the University of New South Wales, the Director of the
>> Bill of Rights Project at the
>> Gilbert + Tobin Centre for Public Law, and an
>> Associate of the
>> Australian Human Rights Centre."
>> To me, he sounds like someone with an informed
>> position on the Australian legislation. By the way,
>> it's not 'proposed' legislation: the bill was
>> introduced on 03 November and passed into law on 06
>> December 2005.
>> Also, for what it's worth, I am very pleased to have
>> guests reporting to us from the very teeth of the
>> monster empire.
>> --- firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> greetings fellow empyryeans
>>> Whilst I welcome a discussion on anti sedition laws
>>> and their possible
>>> impact on artistic freedom, I am somewhat puzzled at
>>> the choice of guests.
>>> It would beappropriate to include in the discussion
>>> at least one
>>> Australian arts law specialist, someone with an
>>> informed position on the
>>> proposed legislation; perhaps someone from NAVA,
>>> someone from ozco and
>>> maybe one or two arts pollies.
>>> Instead we are being led in this discussion by two
>>> USA people? Sorry, I
>>> don't get it? Can't we form an opinion on this
>>> without being led by the
>>> empyre forum
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