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Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee to look at Human Rights Act for Queensland

03-Dec-2015

A Human Rights inquiry for Queensland

Today Queensland’s Attorney-General moved that the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee inquire into whether Queensland needs a Human Rights Act.

The Attorney-General said that “this is an issue that many people in Queensland are passionate about and have advocated in favour of.”

The Committee has been asked to report by 30 June 2016 about whether Queensland needs a Human Rights Act and what the Act should contain.

13-Jun-2018

$2 million boost for a Human Rights Act

$2 million boost for a Human Rights Act This morning's Courier Mail reports that more than $2 million will be handed to Queensland’s Anti-Discrimination Commisson to help it administer a yet..Read more

20-Apr-2018

Queensland's all-too-slow human rights movement

Published Friday April 13th in The Justinian (http://justinian.com.au/home/queenslands-all-too-slow-human-rights-movement.html): Nick Bonyhady reports on what has happened to the propo..Read more

13-Apr-2018

Rob Hulls on hand as Queensland mulls human rights act

Rob Hulls, who engineered the Victorian Charter of Human Rights, has met with the Palaszcuk Government to discuss a Human Rights Act in Queensland. Read on in Sarah Elk's article in The Austra..Read more