Fair Go Australia Pledge
This petition, an initiative of the United Nations Association
of Australia was launched back in September and will be announced
in Canberra at the Press Club as part of Human Rights Day
events in December 2001.
To add your names click on the link below to go to the petition
Human Rights Survey - Election 2001.
The NSW Human Rights Education Committee has asked Federal
Opposition spokespeople and selected candidates in the forthcoming
comment on key topical human rights issues. The survey consists
of five open-ended
questions designed to encourage creative responses to the
In selecting the candidates, the committee has aimed to provide
voters with an
understanding of how a broad range of candidates in the forthcoming
election view government responsibility for promoting human
rights and how they
themselves would work to guarantee human rights for all people.
Click on the link below for a list of the candidates the
survey was sent to.
1. How would you work to promote freedom from discrimination?
2. What are your views about a Bill of Rights?
3. In what ways would you engage with issues of concern
4. How do you think Government could improve procedures
to asylum seekers?
5. What is Australia's role in achieving a balance between
economy, the environment and the social good?
To read the candidates' responses to the
human rights survey, please click on the links below:
To read NSWHREC media release for election 2001, please click
on the link below:
Media Release for Election 2001