PIAC supports a ‘human rights approach’ as a means of fostering a fair, just and democratic society. This submission assesses the operation and impact of the Charter.
This submission is made by the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service in response to the Options Paper prepared by the Homelessness Working Group of the Housing Ministers’ Conference released in February
In its submission to the Tasmanian Consultation on the proposed Human Rights Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. PIAC focuses on identifying the features of effective human r
This submission responds to the Australian Government’s announcement of a national consultation on human rights protection.
In its submission to the National Consultation, PIAC focuses on identifying the features of effective human rights protection and promotion that it considers necessary to build into any future framewo
In a paper to a Sydney Democracy Forum seminar, Robin Banks spoke of the need for formal human rights protection to complete the democratic jigsaw.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care released a draft National Patient Charter of Rights in January 2008.
PIAC commends New Matilda on its work to develop a Federal Human Right Bill and on its campaign to seek community engagement with this process.
PIAC, the NSW Disability Discrimination Legal Centre and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights have again joined together to provide comments to the Australian Government on the Working Text of the Draf