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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

Human Rights Month Speaker Series, presented by the Queensland Human Rights Commission

Wednesday 13 November: What is the right to education? Presented by Professor Tamara Walsh, TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland.

 

Thursday 21 November: Understanding the impact of Queensland's Human Rights Act. Presenter TBC.

 

Thursday 28 November: Cultural rights for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Presented by Shane Duffy, CEO of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service.

 

Tuesday 3 December: Freedom of religion and freedom of expression: Balancing rights. Presented by Professor Carolyn Evans, Vice-Chancellor, Griffith University.

 

The events are targeted at the public sector and will be held in the 111 George Street Auditorium, Plaza Level (Ground). They will include a 20 minute presentation and 10 minute question and answer session.

More information on how the Human Rights Act 2019 applies to your work can be found at www.forgov.qld.gov.au/humanrights.

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak

    69,200

    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.