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Policy and Systemic Work by the Human Rights & Discrimination Commissioner

Below are submissions made by the Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner regarding her view on the application of ACT human rights and discrimination law on proposals for law reform both locally and nationally.

Human Rights Act Changes

Discrimination Law Reform

Disability Discrimination

Vilification Law

Race Equality and Discrimination

Sex, Gender, and Family Discrimination

Gender Identity

Health and Mental Health

Criminal Law and Police Powers Reform

Other General Law Reform 

 

 Human Rights Act Changes

Discrimination Law Reform

Disability Discrimination

Vilification Law

  • Advice regarding flyer distributed in Gungahlin in mid-2012 regarding a proposed Mosque (.doc version or pdf version).
     
  • Advice regarding offensive cartoons circulated in the Canberra region is here (.doc).
     
  • Advice regarding whether radio broadcast, 'Smithy's Mystery', constituted racial vilification under the ACT Discrimination Act is available here (.doc).

Race Equality and Discrimination

Sex, Gender, Gender Identity and Family Discrimination

Gender Identity

 

Health and Mental Health

Criminal Law and Police Powers Reform

Other General Law Reform 

  

Last updated 12 Jun 2014
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