Submissions

Exposure Draft of National Human Rights Action Plan

The Government released an exposure draft of its National Human Rights Action Plan on 9 December 2012. Public consultations have now closed. To download a copy of the draft NHRAP please visit the Attorney-General's Department website

The Human Rights Law Centre submission on the Background Paper

Achieving SMART Action on Human Rights: Submission on the Exposure Draft of the National Human Rights Action Plan

Submissions from other organisations

For copies of all public submissions made to the draft NHRAP please visit the Attorney-General's Department website

Baseline Study 

The Government conducted a consultation on the draft Baseline Study from July to September 2011 and released a  final version of the Baseline Study on 9 December 2011. To download a copy of the Baseline Study please visit the Attorney-General's Department website

Public submissions on the draft Baseline Study can be found on the Attorney-General's Department website.

The Human Rights Law Centre submission on the draft Baseline Study

A Sound Baseline for Human Rights in Australia: Submission to the Attorney-General's Department on the Draft Baseline Study

The HRLC has also prepared a short summary of this submission and has previously prepared a preliminary summary analysis of key gaps and concerns in the draft Baseline Study.  

Comments on the draft Baseline Study by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Regional Office for the Pacific, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has prepared a submission on the Australian Government's Draft Baseline Study.

Background Paper

Public submissions on the Government's Background Paper can be found on the Attorney-General's Department website.

The Human Rights Law Centre submission on the Background Paper

Making Rights Real: A National Human Rights Action Plan for Australia