Australian Human Rights Commission

Part of the Attorney-General portfolio and a Federal authority

The Australian Human Rights Commission's goals are to foster greater understanding and protection of human rights in Australia and to address the human rights concerns of a broad range of individuals and groups. The Commission's responsibilities include and public awareness; discrimination and human rights complaints; human rights compliance; policy and legislative development. The Commission investigates alleged infringements of human rights under the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 and breaches of anti-discrimination law under the Age Discrimination Act 2004, Disability Discrimination Act 1992, Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

18 requests
human Rights abuse
Response by Australian Human Rights Commission to Ian Howard Franks on .

Refused.

Dear Mr Franks,   The Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) gives you a right of access to documents held by the Australian Human Rights Commi...
The power to enforce United Nations treaties
Response by Australian Human Rights Commission to Laszlo Nagy on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Nagy,   I understand that you requested that the Commission provide you with a copy of ‘the instrument that forces courts to abide by inte...
Dear Mr Smith I am happy to deal with this administratively. I confirm there are no documents falling within your request. Regards Michelle Lindley D...
Marriage Equality (Same Sex) Act (2013)
Response by Australian Human Rights Commission to Nicole Iliagoueva on .

Information not held.

Dear Ms Iliagoueva,   Please see the attached letter regarding your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth).   K...

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