Sydney Writers Festival

Bernard Collaery spoke at the Sydney Writers Festival

29 April 2021

If you find yourself in dire straits, whether or not you’re rescued may come down to where you are in the world. One of the great international divides, the duty to rescue others is a truly curious product of common law. Continental Europe: you’re obligated to reasonably help, no matter how late you’re running. In the UK … carry on. Join lawyer Bernard Collaery (Oil Under Troubled Water) as he explores where Australia sits on this legal sliding scale of Banner, Tony Bovill and Yvonne