About this inquiry

The Human Rights Sub-Committee will inquire into Australia's efforts to advocate for worldwide abolition
of the death penalty.

 



Past Public Hearings

15 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT
15 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT
01 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled

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Report

A world without the death penalty

On Thursday, 5 May 2016, the Committe tabled its report for the inquiry into Australia's Advocacy for the Abolition of the Death Penalty.

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016 

ISBN 978-1-74366-490-2 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-1-74366-491-9 (HTML version)

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View the report as separate downloadable chapters/appendixes:

Preliminary pages
Foreword, Membership of the Committee, Membership of the Human Rights Sub-Committee, Terms of reference, List of abbreviations, List of recommendations
(PDF 198KB)
Chapter 1: Introduction and background (PDF 86KB)
Chapter 2: The movement towards abolition
(PDF 261KB)
Chapter 3: Australia and the death penalty (PDF 281KB)
Chapter 4: Law enforcement and the death penalty (PDF 301KB)
Chapter 5: Australia’s international engagement (PDF 291KB)
Chapter 6: Improving Australia’s advocacy (PDF 411KB)
Appendix A: List of Submissions (PDF 41KB)
Appendix B: List of Exhibits (PDF 63KB)
Appendix C: Answers to Questions on Notice (PDF 34KB)
 Appendix D: List of Public Hearings (PDF 55KB)
 Appendix E: Summary of DFAT’s diplomatic advocacy on death penalty abolition (PDF 94KB)

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Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
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Canberra ACT 2600

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