In May 2024 the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights recommended, by a majority, that Australia introduce a Human Rights Act. It is now up to the Government to take […]
Humanists Victoria is wholeheartedly supporting the Human Rights Law Centre's campaign for a National Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. Australia is the only democracy that does not have such a charter – which is hard to believe. It will benefit the whole community. It will help prevent human rights violations, provide a powerful tool for challenging injustices and foster a culture of understanding and respecting human rights.
We know that a Charter of Human Rights would help ensure that the values we all share – like fairness, respect, dignity and compassion – guide the decisions and actions […]
By James Wilson On 18 Aug 2023 · in Human Rights and Welfare, Humanist Strategy Add Comment The current Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into the reintroduction of a human rights framework has given Humanists an opportunity to ask […]
Climate change is the defining challenge of our time. …… Public officials, like government ministers, should consider current and future generations’ health and well-being when deciding to approve or publicly […]