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LIVESTREAM COVID-19 and Cruise Ships

29 May 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
photo of a cruise ship


Cruise ships have been a central site for the transmission of COVID-19, and some of the hardest cases for governments to respond to. How long, for example, is it reasonable to leave people on a ship as part of quarantine measures? What about workers and vulnerable people? Are there limits under domestic or international law on governments’ ability to force cruise ships to leave Australian waters?

Join us for this discussion between leading public lawyers, historians and international lawyers to debate and analyse these issues.

Speakers:

  • Professor Alison Bashford, Director, New Earth Histories Research Program, University of New South Wales
  • Professor Natalie Klein, Steering Committee Member, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales
  • Mr Craig Lenehan SC, NSW Bar and Fellow, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales
  • Ms Shreeya Smith, Deputy Director, Responding to COVID-19: Project on Public Law and Public Health at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales
  • Ms Christina Trahanas, NSW Bar

Chair:

  • The Hon Justice John Basten, Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and Chair of the Advisory Committee, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales

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