A Human Rights Act for Queensland would show people their government cares.

If a government is required to consider human rights while making decisions, a transparent dialogue with the people is created – the people can see their government cares about their rights.

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A Human Rights Act could help LGBTI community

A Human Rights Act has the potential to strengthen anti-discrimination laws that currently impact disproportionally on the LGBTI community writes Amy Remeikis in the Brisbane Times

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A Human Rights Act for the Sunshine State?

A Human Rights Act has the potential to provide an additional safeguard for people with disability when accessing services. An issue that is being given attention by the National Disability Insurance Agency writes Aimee McVeigh in an opinion piece in the Brisbane Times...

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Parliamentary inquiry here we come!

Last night at our campaign launch the Attorney General announced that the Queensland Government will refer the issue of a Human Rights Act for Queensland to a parliamentary committee inquiry during this term of government.

The Deputy Premier encouraged us "not to take your foot off the pedal” saying that the committee will need to hear from all of us about why we need a Human Rights Act and that proper community consultation is required.

The Brisbane Times has reported...

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Event: The Rights Way – A dialogue about a Human Rights Act for Queensland

Parliament House, Brisbane.

It is time for the introduction of a Human Rights Act in Queensland.

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The real reason Queensland needs a Human Rights Act

A Human Rights Act protects the rights of people interacting with government agencies, for example in connection with the child protection system, according to an opinion piece published in the Brisbane Times.

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Labor conference unanimously passes motion supporting parliamentary inquiry into charter of human rights

A push for a new human rights act to head off legislative excesses in Queensland enjoys broad and “passionate” support among Labor MPs, according to the union who helped drive the issue at the party’s state conference, the Guardian Australia has reported...

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Petition update - We've come so far

Nearly 10,000 people have signed the petition at calling on Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to create a Bill of Rights. 

Human rights are worth protecting, enhancing and empowering through a bill of rights for Queensland.

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