Submissions received by the Committee

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1Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 159 KB) 
2Human Rights Law Centre (PDF 83 KB) 
3Kingsford Legal Centre (PDF 368 KB) 
4Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia  (PDF 553 KB) 
5Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory Inc. (PDF 161 KB) 
6ANTaR (PDF 176 KB) 
7ACT Multicultural Council (PDF 54 KB) 
8Law Council of Australia (PDF 2057 KB) 
9Amnesty International Australia (PDF 1256 KB) 
10Dr Helen Pringle (PDF 79 KB) 
11Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria (ECCV) (PDF 316 KB) 
12Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria and Tasmania (PDF 171 KB) 
13Young Liberal Movement of Australia (PDF 292 KB) 

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About this inquiry

On 23 March 2017, the Senate referred an inquiry into the Human Rights Amendment Bill 2017 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 28 March 2017.

The closing date for submissions is 12 noon on Monday 27 March 2017.

The committee requests that any submissions made to this inquiry address new issues regarding this bill specifically, rather than duplicate the content of submissions received by the Joint Committee on Human Rights, which published its report Freedom of Speech in Australia on 28 February 2017.

Past Public Hearings

24 Mar 2017: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Report tabled


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