Mental Health Week – 5 to 11 October
Mental Health Week aims to activate, educate and engage Victorians about mental health through a week of interactive events across the state including an official launch, community festivals, art exhibitions, music, theatre and seminars.
International Criminal Law Congress – 8 to 12 October
The International Criminal Law Congress brings together criminal law practitioners, judges, policy officers, academics, students, and other interested professionals to review current international research, trends, case law, and practices. It also provides opportunities for professional networking and the exchanging of ideas. Find out more about the program and register online.
Lock up a lawyer – Friday 10 October
Presented by Melbourne City Mission, Lock up a lawyer gives you the chance to sleep in the cells at Pentridge Prison's infamous D Division Remand Centre that previously housed some of Melbourne's most notorious criminals. All money raised will go to Melbourne City Mission’s justice services.
Castan Centre Gala Dinner – 23 October
The Castan Centre Gala Dinner is a vital fundraiser for the centre's many policy, public education and student programs. This year's keynote speaker is former Chief Minister of the ACT so come along for a night of festivities with Melbourne's human rights community. To register see 2014 Castan Centre Dinner.
Salvation Army Dinner and Charity Auction – 27 and 28 October
The Salvation Army Dinner and Charity Auction aims to raise money for the Urban Justice Centre which provides legal advice, advocacy and court and tribunal representation for homeless and at-risk members of the Melbourne community. Find out more.