Gillian Triggs


Country: Australia

Professor Gillian Triggs served as President of the Australian Human Rights Commission from 2012 to 2017. She has held many significant academic positions, including Director of the British Institute for International and Comparative Law and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney. She is currently a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Chair of Justice Connect.

Profesor Gillian Triggs pernah menjabat sebagai Presiden Komisi Hak Asasi Manusia Australia pada 2012 hingga 2017. Ia mengemban tugas di beberapa jabatan akademisi, termasuk Direktur British Institute for International and Comparative Law, serta Dekan Fakultas Hukum di University of Sydney. Saat ini, ia menjabat sebagai Wakil Konselor di University of Melbourne dan Dewan Justice Connect.

Appearing in

Main Program: The Rights Stuff

Advocates in an age of compassion fatigue, Christine Bader, Gillian Triggs, Saras Dewi and Todung Mulya Lubis have placed human rights at the heart of their work. Active at the …


Main Program: Gillian Triggs: Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs became a household name as President of Australia’s Human Rights Commission, advocating for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalized. Reflecting on her life and career, she shares the …


Special Event: Look Who’s Coming to Lunch at Nusantara by Locavore

Nusantara is the Indonesian archipelago. From Sumatra to Sulawesi, take a culinary journey across 17,000 islands in the finest literary company. Alongside some of the Festival’s most fascinating speakers, you’ll …


Special Event: Literary Lunch with Gillian Triggs

Courageous, passionate and outspoken, former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs became a household name defending human rights at a time when others looked away. Now she’s …