Resources from the HRA4Qld campaign

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The following factsheets and resources were prepared for the Human Rights Act for Queensland campaign. They may still be useful in helping to explain how the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) might help specific groups of people or circumstances.

Background paper – A Human Rights Act for Queensland (pdf) This paper explains the features of a Human Rights Act (Part 1) and the key benefits of having human rights protections (Part 2).

Lobby your MP (pdf) A factsheet providing an overview of the proposed Human Rights Act.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples  (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights protection in other places has improved the lives of indigenous peoples.

Access to justice (pdf) This factsheet explains how human rights legislation can improve the ability of people to access justice.

Children and young people (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights legislation in other places has improved the lives of
children and young people.

Culturally and linguistically diverse communities (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights legislation in other places has improved the lives of people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Homelessness (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights legislation in other places has assisted people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Older people (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights legislation in other places has improved the lives of older people.

People with disability (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights legislation in other places has improved the
lives of people with disability.

People who are LGBTI (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights legislation in other places has improved the lives of people who are LGBTI.

Regional areas  (pdf) This fact sheet explains how a Human Rights Act could improve things for Queenslanders in rural, regional and remote areas.

Women experiencing domestic violence (pdf) This factsheet provides examples of how human rights legislation in other places has improved the
lives of women experiencing domestic violence.