Public hearings

The prosecution and sentencing of children for Commonwealth terrorist offences review

Date: Thursday 2 August 2018
Time: 9:45am - 4:00pm
Location: QT Hotel - Eureka Room, 1 London Cir, Canberra

1st Session

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and opening remarks - Dr James Renwick SC, INSLM

10:15 - 11:15

Issues

  • Threat posed by children
  • 19 AG + 15 AA
  • 20 C

Government Agencies

Australia Security and Intelligence Organisation
Heather Cook, Acting Director-General
Attorney-General’s Department
Sarah Chidgey, Deputy Secretary, Criminal Justice and National Security Group
Department of Home Affairs
Tony Sheehan, Deputy Secretary, Commonwealth Counter-Terrorism Coordinator
Australian Federal Police
Deputy Commissioner Leanne Close APM

11:15 - 11:30 Morning tea

2nd Session

11:30 - 12:30

Expert witness

Dr Kate Barrelle, co-founder - STREAT
Young Blood: Understanding the Emergence of a New Cohort of Australian Jihadists

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break

3rd Session

13:30 - 14:30

Australian Human Rights Commission

Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner - Australian Human Rights Commission
Mr John Howell, Director, Human Rights & Scrutiny

14:30 - 15:10

Civil Society Representative

Jessie Smith - International Commission of Jurists Victoria

15:10 - 15:30 Thank you and closing remarks - Dr James Renwick SC, INSLM
15:30 - 16:00  Afternoon tea