Speeches by The Hon Michael McHugh

"The Need for Agitators - the Risk of Stagnation" Sydney University Law Society Public Forum, Sydney, 12 October 2005

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"Working as a High Court Justice" Speech to the Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales, and the Law Society of Newcastle, Newcastle, 17 August 2005 (HTML)

"Dancing in the Streets - The Defamation Tango, Australian Bar Association Conference, Dublin, 29 June - 2 July 2005

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Speech to Welcome 2005 New Silks, The Great Hall, High Court of Australia, Canberra, 31 January 2005 (HTML)

The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the High Court: 1989-2004, The Inaugural Sir Anthony Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law, 26 November 2004, Banco Court, Sydney (HTML)

Women Justices for the High Court, Speech delivered at the High Court Dinner hosted by the Western Australia Law Society, 27 October 2004 (HTML)

The Strengths of the Weakest Arm, Keynote address, Australian Bar Association Conference, Florence, 2 July 2004 (HTML)

Australian Bar Association Conference, Paris, 10 July 2002, Tensions between the Executive and the Judiciary (HTML)

The High Court and the Oxford Companion to the High Court, Botanical Gardens Restaurant, 15 February 2002 (HTML)

The Australian Bar Association Conference, London, 5 July 1998, Democracy and the Law, "The Judicial Method" (HTML)

The University of Newcastle, Graduation Ceremony, 8 May 1998, "Youth and Leadership in Modern Australia" (HTML)