Australian Lawyers for Human Rights

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Australian Lawyers for Human Rights Inc (ALHR) "was established in 1993, and incorporated as an association in NSW in 1998 (ABN 76 329 114 323).

"ALHR is a network of Australian lawyers active in practising and promoting awareness of international human rights standards in Australia. ALHR has a national membership of over 1,200 people, with active National, State and Territory committees.

"Through training, information, submissions and networking, ALHR promotes the practice of human rights law in Australia. ALHR has extensive experience and expertise in the principles and practice of international law, and human rights law in Australia.

"ALHR is a member of the Australian Forum of Human Rights Organisations. It is a member of the Commonwealth Attorney General's NGO Forum on Human Rights, and the Department for Foreign Affairs Human Rights NGO Consultations.

"Issues addressed by ALHR include anti-terrorism laws, refugee and asylum seeker issues, proposed reforms of the Human Rights and Equal OpportunIty Commission, amendments to anti-discrimination laws, and Australia's National Human Rights Action Plan." [1]

2008 National Committee

Accessed February 2009: [2]

Contact

Web: http://www.alhr.asn.au

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References

  1. About, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, accessed February 5, 2009.
  2. About, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, accessed February 5, 2009.