Human Rights Commissioner welcomes independent national security monitor

The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed the Government's commitment to appoint an independent national security monitor. Human Rights Commissioner, Cathy Branson, said the passage of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill would help strengthen Australia's human rights protections. “This legislation means that a Monitor will be in place with the important role of […]

Call for homeless to be involved in policy

By Staff Writer The Australian Human Rights Commission has called for more involvement of homeless people in developing policies and laws.  In a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee inquiry into homelessness legislation President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Cathy Branson QC said improvements should be made to the way government agencies and service providers […]


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