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Updating the Sunshine Coast on the campaign for a Human Rights Act for Queensland

17-Jun-2016

A Human Rights Act for Queensland?

The Queensland Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee has been inquiring into whether Queensland needs a Human Rights Act.

Last week, the Committee held a public hearing in Brisbane where witnesses were called who both support and oppose the introduction of a Human Rights Act. The Committee also heard from advocates, academics and representatives of community groups. 

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

29-Oct-2016

Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a Human Rights Act for Queensland

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk used her keynote address at today’s Queensland Labor state conference to announce that her cabinet has agreed to introduce a Human Rights Act for Queensland. Th..Read more