Australian Human Rights Commission

Australian Human Rights Commission

Type Government
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1986
Location Sydney, SW Australia Australia
Functions Advocacy, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags human rights australia
Summary Australia's human rights watchdog. The Australian Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory organisation, established by an act of Federal Parliament. We protect and promote human rights in Australia and internationally.

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Australian Human Rights Commission · 23 November 2023

The functions of the Commission identified in s 11(1)(f) of the AHRC Act are only engaged where the act complained of is not one required by law to be taken, …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 7 November 2023

I make the following recommendations: Recommendation 1 The Commission recommends that the Department progress each of the elements of the Alternatives to Held Detention program, including: • the development of …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 2 November 2023

Pursuant to s 29(2)(b), I have included 7 recommendations to the Department in this report, including a number of systemic recommendations to the processes that apply to the potential cancellation …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 19 October 2023 English

In this document, we explain: • what delegates should do when they take part in COSP17 • how the Australian Government will support the delegates to take part. [...] All …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 19 October 2023 English

organisations, to be involved in and participate fully in the monitoring of Support for the Australian civil society delegation: Establish selection criteria for applicants, in consultation with process of the …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 19 October 2023 English

The criteria have been developed with a view to maximising the positive impact of the Supporting Participation Program by taking into consideration an applicants’ experience, their potential contribution to COSP17, …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 16 October 2023 English

L A W A W A R D presented by AHRC + LexisNexis Economic Justice Australia (National) for defending the social security rights of people across Australia for more than …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 12 October 2023 English

3 CONSIDERATION AND REASONS 3.1 In reaching its decision, the Commission has considered the following: • the Application and submissions by the Lesbian Action Group • all further information provided …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 11 October 2023 English

Sex is also the basis for the Sex Discrimination Act because it is recognised worldwide that females have historically been and still are discriminated against in any numbers of ways, …

Australian Human Rights Commission · 6 October 2023 English

The positive duty is a legal obligation introduced into the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) in December 2022. It applies to ‘persons conducting a business or undertaking’ and ‘employers’ (as …

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