Statements and Speeches

Statements by the Chair


  • Thirty-eighth Report of the 44th Parliament, 3 May 2016 (PDF 82KB) (Word 23KB)
  • Thirty-seventh Report of the 44th Parliament, 2 May 2016 (PDF 77KB) (Word 22KB)  
  • Thirty-sixth Report of the 44th Parliament and 2016 Review of Stronger Futures measures, 15 March 2016 (PDF 84KB) (Word 24KB)   
  • Thirty-fifth Report of the 44th Parliament, 25 February 2016 (PDF 77KB) (Word 23KB)   
  • Thirty-fourth Report of the 44th Parliament, 23 February 2016 (PDF 203KB) (Word 22KB)   
  • Thirty-third Report of the 44th Parliament, 2 February 2016 (PDF 83KB) (Word 22KB)  




Speeches delivered by the Chair and members of the committee


  • Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics Symposium: Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011, Parliament House, 25 February 2014 (PDF 174KB


  • 2013 Australian Government and Non-Government Organisations Forum on Human Rights, Old Parliament House, 19 June 2013 (PDF 466KB) (Word)

  • Human Rights at Work, University of Melbourne, 29 April 2013 (PDF 396KB) (Word)

  • Human Rights Compatibility: Parliamentary Scrutiny and Human Rights in Australia, NSW Bar Association Human Rights Committee Professional Development Seminar, 28 February 2013 (PDF 377KB) (Word KB)


  • Human rights at your fingertips, online and in practice, Monday 29 October 2012 (PDF 34KB)

  • 2012 Australian Government and Non-Government Organisations Forum on Human Rights, Parliament House, 14 August 2012 (PDF 116KB)

  • Recent Developments in Constitutional Law: Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies Conference, 21 July 2012 (PDF 56KB)

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About this committee

The committee's main function is to examine bills and legislation (including delegated legislation) for compatibility with international human rights standards.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
PO Box 6100,
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 3823
Fax: 02 6277 5767

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