Helen Watchirs


Commission initiated review of allegations regarding Bimberi Youth Justice Centre

This report documents the ACT Human Rights Commission’s investigations into a range of allegations and concerns about the treatment of young people at Bimberi Youth Justice Centre in the period from 2014 to 2017.

Human rights audit and review of treatment of women at the Alexander Maconochie Centre

Assesses the treatment of women at the ACT's only jail, the Alexander Maconochie Centre, against the benchmark of international human rights enshrined in the ACT Human Rights Act and related anti-discrimination legislation. Overview The review considered the effect and implementation of Territory laws governing the...