An interview with Professor Sue Harris Rimmer on the Queensland Human Rights Act review

In this special QCOSS Human Rights Network meeting, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh will sit down for a conversation with Professor Susan Harris Rimmer, who is currently undertaking an independent review of the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld).

This session on Monday, 27 May from 2:00pm to 3:30pm is a great opportunity learn how you can engage in the review going forward.

This exclusive session is an unmissable opportunity to reflect on how our Human Rights Act is serving the community, and to explore areas where it can be strengthened. All community service organisations are encouraged to attend.

Professor Harris-Rimmer is due to provide her report to the Attorney-General by 20 September 2024.

Do you have a question for Professor Harris-Rimmer? You can submit yours in advance to [email protected].

Get involved in the review:

Have your say on the review by writing a submission to the review, due by Friday, 21 June 2024.

You can also encourage your clients and service users to respond to the Independent Review Survey and share their thoughts and experiences of the Human Rights Act here.

Does your community service organisation have feedback about the Human Rights Act which you can provide to QCOSS? Or does your community service organisation intend to make a submission, and have an interest in joining our submission working group for the review? We’d love to hear from youyou can reach us at [email protected] to find out more.

Keep an eye out for our submission template which we will be sharing in the coming weeks to assist organisations with the submission drafting process.