Growing community understanding of the need to protect human rights in law will lead towards the goal, which is to secure an Australian Charter of Human Rights.
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.
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 […]
When reading and hearing opponents of the Voice referendum, one cannot help but think they have not carefully read The Uluru Statement from the Heart (2017). Modern nation states are based on […]
– Including marginalised communities This continues the work supported by Humanists Victoria last year. The inadequate legal protection of human rights in Australia contributes to inequality and disadvantage, which disproportionately […]