Defendant 5: The Fall of the House of Gunns

By July 17, 2013 Events

Defendant 5: The Fall of the House of Gunns is a documentary webisode series supported by Metro Screen’s BreaksĀ  Story to Screen Program 2013. The series is about a corporation that grows too big for its boots and tramples the community, and the people who fight back. It’s told through the eyes of a filmmaker thrust into the eye of the storm. The filmmakers have a social change campaign running alongside the film and their first public education hosts an expert panel exploring numerous cutting-edge issues including environmental justice, human rights and corporate responsibility.

Speakers include Gunns20 Defense Counsel leader Mr Julian Burnside AO QC; Academic Sharon Beder, who’s research has focussed on how power relationships are maintained and challenged, particularly by corporations and professions; Dr Gerry Bates environmental law academic and former MP for Tasmania; and Mr Pepe Clarke, Chief Executive Officer for The Nature Conservation Council of NSW.

When: Wednesday 31st July 2013
Time: 4.30pm to 7pm
Venue: Reserve Bank Building, Level 20, 65 Martin Place, Sydney
Cost: $50

Please RSVP to Ms Michelle Kearns by Wednesday 24th July 2013 at: or 02 8227 9600. Numbers are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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This is a Continuing Legal Education event and practitioners can claim 2 CLE points for attendance.