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The Australian National University

‘Assessing the First Year of the ACT Human Rights Act’ conference

This conference was presented by the Regulatory Institutions Network at The Australian National University, and the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at The University of NSW, with the support of National Institute of Social Sciences and Law and the Centre for International and Public Law at The Australian National University, on 29 June 2005.

The conference was a one-day event that examined the first year of Australia's first Bill of Rights Act. Speakers considered what had happened since the Act came into force and its impact in the courts, parliament and the bureaucracy. They also discussed the effect the Act might have in the future, including upon the national Bill of Rights Act debate.

The event focused on changes to law and policy made by Australia's first Bill of Rights Act and was aimed at both a legal and non-legal audience.

Conference papers

Conference attendants

Member of the ACT Human Rights Bill consultative committee, the ACT Chief Minister and the ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner sign copies of the ACT Human Rights Office Poster "Fair for All"

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