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Human Rights Inquiry program now available

Queensland's Human Rights Inquiry has today announced the program for Brisbane's public hearing. Being a public hearing all are welcome to attend.

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Human Rights Inquiry Public Hearing 9 June

The Queensland Human Rights Inquiry will hear from witnesses in Brisbane on 9 June from 9 am – 3 pm at the Parliamentary Annex, Parliament House.
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A Human Rights Act for Queensland?

The ABC's Big Ideas program looks at whether Queensland needs a Human Rights Act.  

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A Human Rights Act could protect Queensland from a return to the "bad old days"

On 18 May 2016, the ABC reported on the push for a Human Rights Act in Queensland. 
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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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