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Speaking Up

By: Triggs, Gillian

0522873510 / 9780522873511
Stock expected by 25/07/2020
163 x 240 mm, 668 grams 312 pages
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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.

She withstood relentless political pressure and media scrutiny as she defended the defenceless for five tumultuous years.

How did this aspiring ballet dancer, dignified daughter of a tank commander and eminent law academic respond when appreciative passengers on a full airplane departing Canberra greeted her with a round of applause?

Speaking Up shares with readers the values that have guided Triggs' convictions and the causes she has championed.

She dares women to be a little vulgar and men to move beyond their comfort zones to achieve equity for all. And she will not rest until Australia has a Bill of Rights.

Triggs' passionate memoir is an irresistible call to everyone who yearns for a fairer world.


1MBF Australia, BGA Autobiography: general, JPVH Human rights

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