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What is the AHRC?

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is an independent third party which investigates complaints about discrimination and human rights breaches.

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What are human rights?

Human rights recognise the inherent value of each person, regardless of background, where we live, what we look like, what we think or what we believe.

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What are human rights?

Human rights are the ground rules for how we should treat one another: with dignity, respect, equality and fairness.

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