Human Rights

Human rights are inalienable and universal.

Everyone in Australia should be able to exercise their rights and have access to adequate legal mechanisms to enforce them.

The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) regularly contributes to parliamentary inquiries and participates in public debate and commentary about contemporary human rights issues in Australia.

We promote fundamental human rights by our work in:

  • disability rights;
  • Indigenous rights;
  • equality and freedom from discrimination;
  • freedom of association and expression;
  • implementation of international law; and
  • a Human Rights Charter for Australia.