News

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.

18-Sep-2017

Remembering the small places

In this month's Peppermint magazine (http://peppermintmag.com/) Eleanor Roosevelt famously said that human rights begin in the small places that cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Wo..Read more

26-Jun-2017

How would a Human Rights Act help older people?

What would a Human Rights Act mean for older people? Aimee McVeigh from the campaign for a Human Rights Act for Queensland explains on Radio COTA (https://soundcloud.com/radio_cota/radio-cota-56-h..Read more

07-Mar-2017

Don't let our Human Rights Act slip away

Will Queensland's Human Rights Act slip away? The Premier’s announcement that the Queensland Government will introduce a Human Rights Act was welcomed in October last year by community organ..Read more