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Given v Australia (19/2014) Australian Government Response

Human Rights Communications

Human rights
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19/2014 concerning the right to vote by secret ballot

The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 4(1), 5(2) and (3), 9 and 29 of the CRPD because she was unable to vote by secret ballot in the 2013 federal election as a result of her disability. The Committee issued adverse views in relation to articles 4, 5, 9, and 29.