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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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Freedom of religion

The Australian Government is considering legislative reforms to prohibit discrimination on the basis of religious belief or activity.


Human rights and anti-discrimination

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



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


Australian Government Response to CARC

The Australian Government is committed to ensuring that children in institutional care are safe and protected from abuse.​​​​

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