Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission's goals are to foster greater understanding and protection of human rights in Australia and to address the human rights concerns of a broad range of individuals and groups. The Commission's responsibilities include education and public awareness; discrimination and human rights complaints; human rights compliance; policy and legislative development. The Commission investigates alleged infringements of human rights under the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 and breaches of anti-discrimination law under the Age Discrimination Act 2004, Disability Discrimination Act 1992, Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

Field NameField Value
FOI Documents Released
FOI Disclosure Log URL
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/ips/foi_disclosure.html
Australian Business Number
ABN from business register
47996232602
Annual Report(s)
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/about/publications/annual_reports/index.html
Contract Listing
Departmental and agency contracts, mandated by the Senate
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/about/compliance/senate_order.html
Description
Description of roles and responsiblities of organisation
The Australian Human Rights Commission's goals are to foster greater understanding and protection of human rights in Australia and to address the human rights concerns of a broad range of individuals and groups. The Commission's responsibilities include education and public awareness; discrimination and human rights complaints; human rights compliance; policy and legislative development. The Commission investigates alleged infringements of human rights under the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 and breaches of anti-discrimination law under the Age Discrimination Act 2004, Disability Discrimination Act 1992, Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and Sex Discrimination Act 1984.
2010-2011 employees
2010-2011 employees
145
FOI Contact Email
FOI contact email if not foi@
foi@humanrights.gov.au
Specialist
Has Facebook
  1. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Australian-Human-Rights-Commission/58057437310
Has Mailing List
  1. on
Has RSS
  1. http://www.humanrights.gov.au/rss/media.xml
  2. http://www.humanrights.gov.au/rss/podrights.xml
Has Restrictive Licence
Has any page licenced under terms more restrictive than Crown Copyright
  1. http://www.hreoc.gov.au/site/copyright/index.html
Has Twitter
  1. @AusHumanRights
Information Publication Scheme
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/ips/ips_scheme.html
1/1/1970
Legal Services Expenditure
Legal Services Expenditure mandated by Legal Services Directions 2005
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/about/compliance/legal10_11.html
Name
Name, most recent and broadest
Australian Human Rights Commission
Organisation Type
Org type based on legal formation via FMA/CAC legislation etc.
FMA-StatutoryAgency
Past/Other Names
Other names for organisation
  1. Australian Human Rights Commission
  2. Human Rights Commission
  3. Aust. Human Rights Commission
Parent Organisation
Parent organisation, usually a department of state
227cb6eb7d2c9f8a6e846df7447d6caa
Files/Records Held
Indexed lists of departmental and agency files, mandated by the Senate
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/about/senate_listing/index.html
Same As
Same as other URLs/URIs for this entity
  1. http://www.directory.gov.au/directory?ea5_lf99_120.&organizationalUnit&68652fdc-5b6b-40d6-94c7-23c54670fa4e
1
Short Name
Name shortened, usually to an acronym
HREOC
Website
Website URL