Have your say in the National Human Rights Consultation!

Australian Human Rights Commission

Have your say in the National Human Rights Consultation!

1. Let’s talk about rights: National Human Rights Consultation toolkit

The Australian Human Rights Commission has produced a toolkit to assist individuals and organisations participate in the National Human Rights Consultation. Copies are available online at: http://www.humanrights.gov.au/letstalkaboutrights/info.html

2. Young people’s guide
This consultation is a great opportunity for young people to have their say about human rights and how they should be protected. We have produced a young people’s guide, available online at:

http://www.humanrights.gov.au/letstalkaboutrights/youth.html

3. Australian Human Rights Commission Workshops
The Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting further workshops to encourage participation in the National Human Rights Consultation.

Details can be found at
http://www.humanrights.gov.au/letstalkaboutrights/workshops.html

Dates:

New South Wales
• 28 April 2009: Sydney community sector workshop: Protecting human rights in Australia

Queensland
• 26 March 2009, Brisbane: What’s in it for Women? Women and Human Rights Protection in Australia
• 30 March 2009: Cairns legal workshop on the National Human Rights Consultation
• 31 March, 2009: Cairns workshop: Human rights and Indigenous peoples
• 1 April, 2009: Townsville workshop: Human rights and Indigenous peoples
• 1 April, 2009: Townsville legal workshop on the National Human Rights Consultation
• 2 April, 2009: Palm Island workshop: Human rights and Indigenous peoples

South Australia
• 15 April 2009: Adelaide community sector workshop: Protecting human rights in Australia
• 15 April 2009: Adelaide young people’s workshop on the National Human Rights Consultation
• 15 April 2009: Adelaide legal workshop on the National Human Rights Consultation

Western Australia
• 30 April 2009: Perth youth advocates workshop on the National Human Rights Consultation
• 1 May 2009: Perth community sector workshop on the National Human Rights Consultation

Tasmania
• 21 April – 23 April 2009: Details TBA

Northern Territory
• 28 April – 2 May: Details TBA

Victoria
• 12 May – 14 May 2009: Details TBA