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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. 

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