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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Tania Penovic is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law and a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. She teaches civil procedure, torts and a number of areas of international and domestic human rights law, including women's rights and refugee law. She has published widely on human rights, including the rights of asylum seekers, access to civil justice and women's and children's rights. Tania has been involved in a number of enquiries into federal and Victorian law reform and in professional human rights training programs for judges and Australian and international government officials.

Areas of Expertise

Civil Procedure

Human Rights Law

Refugee Law

Torts

Research interests

Human Rights

International Human Rights Law

International Law

Refugee Law

Torts

Monash teaching commitment

LAW4303 Civil procedure SEM1/T2

LAW 5359 International human rights law and women SEM1/T2

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Projects 2017 2020

The Indigenous Club of Learning at Port Phillip Prison

Joseph, S., Penovic, T., Trounson, J. & Munro-Harrison, E.

31/08/1730/08/20

Project: Research

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Prison Homework Club

Joseph, S., Trounson, J., Munro-Harrison, E. & Penovic, T.

1/07/1730/06/18

Project: Research

Research Output 2003 2018

Addressing the misappropriation of human rights in the Safe Schools moral panic

Penovic, T., 28 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherOther

Anti-abortion protest and the effectiveness of Victoria's safe access zones: an analysis

Sifris, R. & Penovic, T., 2018, In : Monash University Law Review. 44, 2, p. 317-340 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Avenues for addressing child detention

Penovic, T., 4 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherOther

Expanding the feminisation dimension of international law: targeted anti-abortion protest as violence against women

Penovic, T. & Sifris, R., 2018, In : Cambridge International Law Journal. 7, 2, p. 241-267 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Faculty of Law Teaching Award

Tania Penovic (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2004 2018

Transnational anti-abortion activism, the right to free speech & the rights of others under international law

Tania Penovic (Organiser)
3 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Expert contribution to High Court proceedings

Tania Penovic (Fellow), Ronli Sifris (Fellow), Caroline Julia Sonja Henckels (Fellow)
Aug 2018

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Human Rights 2018

Tania Penovic (Organiser)
20 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

City of Melbourne (External organisation)

Tania Penovic (Member)
Aug 2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

9th International Conference on Human Rights Education

Tania Penovic (Organiser)
28 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

Conversation piece on High Court challenge

Tania Penovic

11/10/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

Conversation piece on High Court challenge

Tania Penovic

11/10/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

Abortion clinic picketing ban goes to High Court

Tania Penovic

9/10/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Abortion clinic picketing ban goes to High Court

Tania Penovic

9/10/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Canberra: Abortion clinic safe access zones could be overturned by High Court challenge

Tania Penovic

9/10/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities