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Human Rights contacts in Australia

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Australian Human Rights Commission The Australian Human Rights Commission is the new name of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. The Commission was established in 1986 by an act of the federal Parliament. It is an independent statutory organisation and reports to the federal Parliament through the Attorney-General. http://www.hreoc.gov.au/index.htm  Level 3, 175 Pitt Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
GPO Box 5218 (02) 9284 9600
Complaints infoline:  1300 656 419
General enquiries and publications: 1300 369 711
TTY:   1800 620 241 (02) 9284 9611
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) The Human Rights section of DFAT covers many topics to do with global cooperation and human rights. It also lists the current status of Australia’s reports on human rights. http://www.dfat.gov.au/hr/index.html
Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) has produced Protecting Human Rights in Australia a Community Education Kit. The Kit is comprised of a series of fact sheets that provide basic information about the human rights that affect everyone in Australia. http://www.piac.asn.au Level 9, 299 Elizabeth St
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia 02 8898 6500 02 8898 6555 PDF:       Protecting Human Rights in Australia
Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission  The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three laws: Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 http://www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au Level 3, 204 Lygon Street
Carlton 3053 1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583 or TTY: 1300 289 621 [email protected]
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