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Not Bad But Not Yet Good: Victoria’s New Charter of Rights and Responsibilities

The first hurdle towards the enactment of Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities was overcome last week when it was passed by the Legislative Assembly . While we wait for it to be...

Why Howard is Wrong on Human Rights

Towards the end of his recent Australia Day address to the National Press Club, the Prime Minister expressed his strong opposition to the enactment of a Human Rights Act of the kind currently being...

A Charter of Rights? Take the UK example for a start

Spencer Zifcak writes, it is not for the executive to decide who should be locked up for any length of time, let alone indefinitely. Only the courts can do that and …only after the...