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ACT Human Rights Act research project

The aim of the ACT Human Rights Act research project was to document the impact of Australia's first Bill of Rights – the ACT Human Rights Act 2004 – over its first five years of operation.

Project team

The project team was comprised of the following researchers:

Final report

The ACT Human Rights Act research project was completed in July 2009. Its findings are detailed in a final report – The Human Rights Act 2004 (ACT): The First Five Years of Operation (PDF 1.58MB).

The final report was tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly by the Attorney General, Mr Simon Corbell.

Progress reports

The final report was preceeded by two progress reports which were presented as conference papers:

Working papers of the project

The following papers provide public access to the research which led to the final report:

Updated:  19 June 2014/Responsible Officer:  Project Coordinator /Page Contact:  Website Manager