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CLA Policy – Charter of Rights

CLA Policy – Charter of Rights

CHARTER (or Bill) of RIGHTS:  CLA believes the nation should have one, and so should each state and territory. Only the ACT (2004) and Victoria (2006) have such laws.  Below are links to information on bill of rights in Australia, and throughout the world.

CLA’s policy – Charter of Rights

There are no codified guarantees of fundamental liberties under Australian law. CLA believes Australia should have a Charter of Rights and Responsibilities, like the European Convention on Human Rights, or the NZ Bill of Rights. There should be a court where the rights and responsibilities of less-powerful Australians can be established, quickly and at little cost.


Available resources:
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Australia’s First Bill of Rights – A comprehensive ongoing coverage of the debate by the Australian National University


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