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Human Rights Inquiry hears from experts

Last month the Human Rights Inquiry heard evidence from interstate experts that described how human rights legislation works in New Zealand and Victoria.

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Queensland Human Rights Act is no threat

Bill O'Chee says he is filled with fear over a possible Human Rights Act for Queensland.

Aimee McVeigh in the Brisbane Times tells O'Chee to relax.

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Queenslanders support the introduction of a Human Rights Act for Queensland

The Queensland Government is currently giving Queenslanders the opportunity to have their say about a possible Human Rights Act.

Submissions to Queensland’s Human Rights Inquiry close on Monday 18 April.
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Aimee McVeigh talks to the ABC

Aimee McVeigh from the campaign for a Human Rights Act for Queensland has spoken to the ABC's Emma Griffiths about the need for a Human Rights Act for Queensland.

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PeakCare releases a follow-up discussion about a Human Rights Act

PeakCare asks (more) questions about a Human Rights Act for Queensland

Following his earlier interview with Aimee McVeigh from the campaign for a Human Rights Act for Queensland, Lindsay Wegener talks to James Farrell from QAILS, Janet Wight from YAC, Karen Walsh from Micah Projects and Aimee:
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Constitutional law expert recommends Queensland enact a Human Rights Act

Professor George Williams AO has told the Human Rights Inquiry that, "Queensland stands to gain the best-drafted Human Rights Act in the country". 

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Anti-Discrimination Commission wraps up information sessions

The Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland's public information sessions on a Human Rights Act for Queensland have now wrapped up. 

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"It's time for a Queensland Human Rights Act" - HRLC

A Human Rights Act would be a force for good in protecting the rights of all Queenslanders and would deliver significant benefits, the Human Rights Law Centre has told the Queensland Parliament’s Human Rights Inquiry.
Human Rights Law Centre’s director of advocacy and research, Emily Howie, said it’s time for Queensland to enshrine the values of freedom, equality, respect and dignity in law.

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A Human Rights Act: What is it and why we need one in Queensland

Dan Rogers and Emma Phillips explain why Queensland what a Human Rights Act is and why we need one in their article for Right Now.

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Peak Care Queensland Asks why we need a Human Rights Act

Peak Care Queensland is Queensland's peak body for Child Protection. Peak Care invited Aimee McVeigh from the campaign for a Human Rights Act for Queensland to explain what a Human Rights Act is and how it could improve the child protection system in Queensland.

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