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OPCAT in Australia: Consultation Paper, Stage 2

Rights Rights and Freedoms
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Australia ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment (OPCAT) in December 2017. This consultation paper asks for comment on how OPCAT should be implemented in Australia, and seeks feedback on proposals to support ratification made in an interim report provided to the Commonwealth Attorney-General in September 2017.  

Submissions

OPCAT in Australia: Consultation Paper, Stage 2

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld)
Amnesty International Australia
Australian Lawyers Alliance
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
Bridget Phillips
Commission for Children and Young People (Vic)
Commissioner for Children and Young People (Tas)
Dr Anita Mackay
Equal Opportunity Tasmania