Report by the UN Special Rapporteur for indigenous peoples

Australian Human Rights Commission – 9 March 2010

“A report containing the observations of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people, Professor James Anaya, on the situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia has been released today.

The report is based on exchanges of information with the Government, Indigenous peoples, and other interested parties, including during the Special Rapporteur’s visit to Australia between 17 and 28 August 2009.”

The UN report is available at

http://www.un.org.au/Special-Rapporteur-on-Indigenous–Australia-Report-news105.aspx