Frank Brennan

REMEMBERING GEORGE PELL – FRANK BRENNAN

2024-03-11T11:06:42+11:0024 January 2024|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Cardinal George Pell died in Rome on 10 January 2023. After years of fighting the false charges laid by Victoria Police, and subsequently found guilty by a Victorian court, George Pell had those charges overturned by a unanimous verdict of the High Court of Australia. Frank Brennan SJ AO, in an address to The Sydney Institute [...]

A LEGAL-LITE, WATERTIGHT INDIGENOUS VOICE TO PARLIAMENT

2023-07-10T10:40:03+10:005 July 2023|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The year 2023 marked a referendum milestone in the history of the Australian constitution with debate in full flight over the Albanese Government’s decision to insert an Indigenous Voice to parliament and executive government. Frank Brennan SJ has been a leading Australian contributor over decades to the discussions and development of Indigenous Australia’s gradual reform [...]

LESSONS FROM THE PELL CASE – TWO YEARS AFTER THE HIGH COURT DECISION – FRANK BRENNAN

2022-05-18T15:28:57+10:008 March 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The long running events surrounding the accusations, criminal charges, trials, imprisonment, appeals and eventual exoneration of Australia’s Cardinal George Pell have been extensively covered both in the media and in court documents. However, only with the unanimous judgement of the full bench of the High Court of Australia, in favour of George Pell, could the [...]

Lessons From the Pell Case – Two Years After the High Court Decision

2022-03-08T16:07:28+11:0022 February 2022|Tags: , , |

Speakers: Frank Brennan SJ - Author of Observations on The Pell Proceedings Monica Doumit - Director, Public Affairs & Engagement, Archdiocese of Sydney & columnist with The Catholic Weekly. Gerard Henderson - Author of Cardinal Pell, The Media Pile-on & Collective Guilt Topic:Lessons From the Pell Case - Two Years After the High Court Decision Date/Time: Tuesday 8 March [...]

Lessons From the Pell Case – Two Years After the High Court Decision [Zoom]

2022-03-08T16:10:10+11:0022 February 2022|Tags: , , |

Speakers: Frank Brennan SJ - Author of Observations on The Pell Proceedings Monica Doumit - Director, Public Affairs & Engagement, Archdiocese of Sydney & columnist with The Catholic Weekly. Gerard Henderson - Author of Cardinal Pell, The Media Pile-on & Collective Guilt Topic: Lessons From the Pell Case - Two Years After the High Court Decision Date/Time: Tuesday 8 [...]

The Protestant Reformation- 500 Years On

2023-09-01T12:41:25+10:0028 November 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Frank Brennan SJ AO is Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Social Services Australia. His many books include books on Aboriginal issues such as The Wik Debate, One Land One Nation, Sharing the Country and Land Rights Queensland Style. His books on civil liberties are Too Much Order with Too Little Law and Legislating Liberty. Among his many posts have been Professor [...]

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