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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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It is time for a Human Rights Act for Queensland.

James Farrell from the Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services explains to the ABC's Terri Begley how a Human Rights Act would assist Queenslanders with a disability and why now is the time for a Human Rights Act for Queensland.


How would a Human Rights Act assist Queenslanders with disability?

James Farrell from the Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services explains how a Human Rights Act would assist Queenslanders with disability and all Queenslanders.

 


Terms of Reference for Queensland

Yesterday, the Attorney-General referred the issue of a Human Rights Act for Queensland to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee.

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Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee to look at Human Rights Act 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.

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Charter of rights the road map we need in dangerous times

In the wake of the atrocities that occurred in Paris we need our fundamental freedoms more than ever, writes Rob Hulls in the Australian on 20 November.

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A Human Rights Act is about all of us

Amy McGuire from 98.9fm and Aimee McVeigh talk about how a Human Rights Act would protect all of us.


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