C. v Australia (2216/2012) Australian Government response
Human Rights Communications
2216/2012 concerning access to divorce proceedings for same-sex couples
The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 2(1), 14 and 26 of the ICCPR by prohibiting access to divorce proceedings for same-sex couples married overseas. The Committee issued adverse views in respect of article 26. The Committee did not examine the author's claims with respect to articles 2(1) and 14.