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Universal Periodic Review of Australia’s Human Rights Record

ICJ Victoria has contributed to two submissions for this year’s review of Australia’s human rights record by the United Nations Human Rights Council. The interactive dialogue between Australian representatives and other UN member states will take place in Geneva in November 2015. The report from the dialogue is scheduled to be released by February 2016. […]

UN Universal Periodic Review of Australia’s Human Rights Record, 2015

In 2015, Australia comes before the UN Human Rights Council for its Universal Periodic Review. ICJV has partnered with International Commission of Jurists in Geneva to compile an ICJ submission. Click here to download ICJ UPR Submission, Australia 2015 ICJV has also contributed to a joint submission prepared by a coalition of Australian human rights […]

Birth registration and birth certificates report

On 12 November 2013 the Victorian Law Reform Commission published its report on “Birth registration and birth certificates”. The Report adopts many of ICJ Victoria’s submission about the operation of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Act 1996 (Vic) and makes 26 recommendations to better ensure that the process of registering a birth and applying for a birth […]

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