Federal Discrimination Law is produced by the Commission’s legal section and provides an overview of the federal unlawful discrimination laws and examines the significant issues that have arisen in...
Report into arbitrary detention, the right to be treated with humanity and with respect for the inherent dignity of the human person and the right to be free from arbitrary interference with the family. AusHRC 62
Report into the best interests of the child and the right not to be subject to arbitrary or unlawful interference with the family AusHRC 63
BB v Commonwealth of Australia (Department of Immigration and Citizenship)Report into arbitrary detention and the right to be treated with humanity and with respect for the inherent dignity of the human person AusHRC 58Click here for BB media...
Court finds Murrays discriminated by failing to provide an accessible coach service
2012 DA v Commonwealth of Australia(Department Federal Police)Report into discrimination in employment on the basis of criminal record  AusHRC 59
Summary: The Full Court of the Federal Court restrained the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship from removing the applicant asylum seeker to Afghanistan until his claims for protection have been assessed according to law. The Court held that...
SUMMARY: Two sets of decisions issued last week by the High Court of Australia highlight the need for continuing discussion of options for improved legislative frameworks to protect freedom of expression and other human rights.
The legal section of the Commission publishes regular articles on human rights law, designed for legal practitioners. These appear in NSW Law Society Journal and other Law Society publications across Australia.
Change and Continuity: Review of the Federal Unlawful Discrimination JurisdictionSeptember 2000 - September 2002This review was prepared following legislative changes affecting the enforceability of decisions made under federal discrimination law.