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Rights and protections

We advise on policies and laws to help people enjoy a life where their rights are respected and protected

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We manage Australian copyright legislation and policy and represent Australia’s interests in international copyright issues.


We provide legal and policy information on domestic human right matters and advise the government on international human rights.


Human rights scrutiny processes are designed to encourage early and ongoing consideration of human rights issues in policy and legislative development.


Australia's privacy legislation protects how an individual's personal information is handled.

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