Winner: Ashleigh Mills
Topic: Rights and freedoms under the Australian Constitution: what are they and do they meet the needs of the contemporary Australian society?
Judging Panel: The Hon William Gummow AC (Chair), Ms Kate Eastman SC and Professor James Stellios.
The Essay Prize was presented to Ms Mills on 28 November 2018 following the Academy’s event in the Banco Court, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Sydney.
Ms Mills’ essay can be viewed here.