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Business and Human Rights

Every business has a responsibility to respect human rights, regardless of their size or location. 

Meet the Commissioner

Lorraine Finlay

Lorraine's most recent roles have been as the Senior Human Trafficking Specialist with the Australian Mission to ASEAN and as a law lecturer at Murdoch University. In her academic role, Lorraine has lectured in criminal law, constitutional law and international human rights, and has been recognised with several national and university awards for her teaching and research.

Before moving to academia, Lorraine worked as a State Prosecutor with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (WA) and as a Judges' Associate at the High Court of Australia. Lorraine holds a dual Masters in Law from New York University and the National University of Singapore.

Top Projects

FIFA team in Australia coats
Business and Human Rights

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Human Rights Risk Assessment

The Australian Human Rights Commission partnered with FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and the New Zealand Human Rights Commission (NZHRC) to conduct a human rights risk assessment for the FIFA Women's World Cup.