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Recommends the Charter be strengthened to enhance human rights protections and provide a stronger and more enduring human rights culture in Victoria.
The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to this review of the Victorian Charter...
This paper provides an update in relation to surveillance and human rights in New Zealand since 2013.
The New Zealand Human Rights Commission is one of four National Human Rights Institutions that submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ report: ‘The...
This submission discusses the most appropriate way to protect human rights in Australia.
Should such protection rely essentially on Australian Parliaments, or should protection be supplemented by judicial involvement in human rights protection under a federal Bill of Rights?
As the peak national organisation of the community sector and advocate for low income and disadvantaged people, ACOSS has a long standing interest in minimum wages.
We have regularly made submissions on minimum wage fixation to industrial tribunals since the mid 1990s. ACOSS is...
This report to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee examines Australia’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). It has been prepared by a coalition of non-government organisations (NGOs) from across Australia.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has prepared this report as Australia’s ‘A status’ national human rights institution. It was written by the National Children’s Commissioner (NCC), whose position exists within the Commission.
Most Australian children grow up in safe and healthy environments and do...
The Commission welcomes the opportunity to provide this submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women for the purposes of New Zealand’s eighth periodic review under the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Submission of the Human Rights Commission to the New Zealand Parliament Health Select Committee in relation to its investigation into end of life matters. The submission supports the view that a legal framework permitting assistance to be given to a competent terminally ill adult to...
These NAAJA submissions respond to topics 1–11 identified by the Royal Commission in its call for submissions on care and protection of Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory. Given that the overwhelming majority of families involved with child protection services are Aboriginal, the new paradigm...
Victorian Aboriginal Law Service (VALS) sets out a detailed submissions under numbered headings which correspond to each of the Terms of Reference of the Spent Convictions Scheme Inquiry.