The rule of law in a social media age.

Chief Justice Peter Quinlan
The 2022 Sir Francis Burt Oration was delivered by Justice Peter Quinlan, Chief Justice of Western Australia.

The oration contrasts the objective nature of the rule of law with the prevalence of subjectivity in modern public discourse.

The annual Sir Francis Burt Oration honours the founder of the Independent Bar in Western Australia and former Chief Justice and Governor of Western Australia, Sir Francis Burt.