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28 June 2018 – Past failures demand we open our hearts to Indigenous voices – The Sydney Morning Herald online

22 June 2018 – No Peace In North Korea While Human Rights Abuse Continues – Article and interview from Open House with Stephen O’Doherty on Hope Radio, Sydney

14 January 2018 – JGLS appoints former Australian High Court Judge Michael Kirby as Honorary Adjunct Professor – Bar and Bench


26 December 2017 – Michael Kirby: the rainbow in Asia and the fight for gay rights in our regionThe Independent online

13 September 2017 – Michael Kirby says gay Australians ‘singled out – The Australian online

3 September 2017 – Justice Michael Kirby (Part Two) – Larissa Behrendt’s interview on the ABC’s Speaking Out

30 August 2017 – Former High Court judge Michael Kirby considered boycotting ‘discriminatory’ same-sex postal survey – ABC News online

30 August 2017 – Interview with Michael Kirby and Johan van Vloten “Don’t boycott the Australian marriage equality vote.”- Ai-Media

27 August 2017 – Justice Michael Kirby (Part One) – Larissa Behrendt’s interview on the ABC’s Speaking Out

22 August 2017 – Fact check: Is the same-sex marriage survey a completely novel idea that is not actually a plebiscite? – ABC News online

16 August 2017 – Jewish group backs Michael Kirby after gay marriage, Holocaust comparison – The Australian online

10 August 2017 – Govt should abandon postal vote: Kirby – Sky News

3 August 2017 – Courts should move online to improve accessibility, lower costs, Michael Kirby says – ABC News online

26 July 2017 – Justice Michael Kirby on success and battling gay stereotypes – The Canberra Times online

21 May 2017 – Finding Megumi: Michael Kirby calls for ‘peaceful initiatives’ on North Korea – The Sydney Morning Herald online

21 May 2017 – Kirby calls for ‘peaceful initiatives’ on North Korea – Newcastle Herald online

18 May 2017 – Former Justice Michael Kirby was guest speaker at IDAHOT Day in Katoomba – Blue Mountains Gazette

9 March 2017 – Parents need all the options before deciding on religious education at school – The Sydney Morning Herald online

16 February 2017 – Michael Kirby in studio with Perth LIVE – 6PR Radio, Perth