Why does Australia need a Human Rights Act?

Australia’s laws are failing to prevent the human rights abuses that plague our society.

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What would a Human Rights Act do?

A Human Rights Act is a tool people can use to create a better future for themselves and their communities.

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The campaign for a Human Rights Act

The Albanese government must legislate a Human Rights Act so that people everywhere can take action against human rights abuses.

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Add your voice to the campaign

Together, we can ensure our rights are protected, and we can hold the powerful to account.

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Take Action Now

Together we can pressure the Australian government to adopt a Human Rights Act that forces the federal government to consider human rights, means people can challenge human rights abuses, and seek remedies when their rights are abused.

Together, we can make a difference.

We already have laws protecting the human rights of people in the ACT, Victoria, and Queensland. Now, we need one to protect the human rights of everyone in Australia.