Key National Bodies
Attorney-General's Department human rights and anti-discrimination page.
Australian Human Rights Commission.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade human rights page.
Australian Civil Liberties Union
'The ACLU investigates and takes up matters involving arbitrary government actions, police conduct, freedom of speech, freedom of association, censorship of the internet, censorship of books and films, and invasions of privacy; gives general advice on citizens rights by phone and through its annual publication Your Rights, and campaigns for law reform'.
Australian Human Rights Centre (University of New South Wales Australian Human Rights Centre). 'The AHRCentre aims to promote public awareness and academic scholarship about domestic and international human rights standards, laws and procedures through research projects, education programs and publications. The Centre brings together practitioners, research fellows and student interns from Australia and internationally to research, teach and debate contemporary human rights issues. The Centre also publishes the Australian Journal of Human Rights and the Human Rights Defender and hosts a number of seminars and events each year'.
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
A network of Australian lawyers interested in furthering awareness and advocacy of human rights in Australia. ALHR promotes the practice of human rights law in Australia and works with Australian and international human rights organisations to achieve this aim.
Electronic Frontiers Australia
Promotes civil liberties of users and operators of computer based communications systems and 'is a non-profit national organisation that has been promoting digital freedom, access and privacy in Australia since 1994'.
Human Rights Council of Australia
A non-government organisation promoting human rights internationally and within Australia.
Liberty Victoria (Victorian Council for Civil Liberties)
Monash University. Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
University of New South Wales. Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. Charter of Human Rights Resources.