Date(s) - 04/08/2017
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Justice & Police Museum
Guest of Honour: The Honourable Stephen Walmsley SC
‘Toast to Medicine’ Prof Geoff Gallop AC; ‘Toast to Law’ Dr Ingrid van Beek AM
Friday 4th August 2017, 6.30pm AGM, 6.45pm Pre-Dinner Drinks, 7.30pm Dinner
Justice & Police Museum, Corner Albert and Phillip Streets, Circular Quay
Stephen Walmsley SC practised at the Bar for 20 years before becoming a judge in 2001. When he was at the Bar he practised in most areas, specialising in medical liability.
He served on the NSW District Court from 2001 to 2013. He is currently an acting judge of the Supreme Court of the ACT.
He is the author of the recently published The Trials of Justice Murphy (LexisNexis, 2017) and is a joint author of Professional liability in Australia (Thomson Reuters, 3rd ed 2015).
The Hon Geoff Gallop AC was Premier of Western Australia from 2001 until 2006. With a ministerial career in the Lawrence Labor Government from 1990 to 1993 Geoff Gallop held a range of portfolios – most notably Education, Fuel and Energy and Minister Assisting the Treasurer. In 1994 he was elected Deputy Leader of the State Parliamentary Labor Party and in 1996 he was elected Leader.
Geoff was the Director of the Graduate School of Government at the University of Sydney from 2006 and 2015, after which he became Emeritus Professor. He was appointed to a number of government boards during this time, most notably the COAG Reform Council (Deputy Chair 2007- 2011), the Australia Awards Board (Chair 2011-2013) and the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (2008-2009).
In 2008 Geoff became a Companion of the Order of Australia.
Dr Ingrid van Beek AM is a public health and addiction medicine physician who has been working at the sharp end of harm reduction for the last 30 years.
Ingrid was the Director of the Kirketon Road Centre from 1989 until April, 2017. Located in Sydney’s Kings Cross, KRC is among the world’s most integrated targeted primary health care services for ‘at risk’ young people, sex workers and people who inject drugs. She was also the founding Medical Director of the Australia’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Centre from 2000 until 2008.
Ingrid was awarded a Doctor in Medicine (MD) in 2010 in recognition of her body of published scholarly work in the international field of Harm Reduction, and is a Conjoint Professor at UNSW Sydney’s Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity.
Ingrid’s contribution to improving the health of socially marginalised populations was recognised in 2010 when she was awarded Membership of the Order of Australia.
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