Human Rights Landscape in Australia

16 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2013 Last revised: 9 Jan 2014

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Melissa Castan

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Paula Gerber

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: September 16, 2013

Abstract

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes within the book Contemporary Perspectives on Human Rights Law in Australia, and in so doing identifies some of the human rights issues confronting Australia in the 21st Century.

Keywords: Human Rights, Australia, High Court of Australia, Australian Human Rights

JEL Classification: K19, K49

Suggested Citation

Castan, Melissa and Gerber, Paula, Human Rights Landscape in Australia (September 16, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2326319 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2326319

Melissa Castan (Contact Author)

Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

Wellington Road
Clayton, Victoria 3800
Australia

Paula Gerber

Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

Wellington Road
Clayton, Victoria 3800
Australia

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