Human Rights Audits
The Human Rights Commissioner’s role is to review the effect of Territory laws on human rights and report in writing to the Attorney-General. The Commission also provides advises the Attorney-General on anything relevant to the operation of the Acts.
The Commission has completed four human rights audits. Please contact us for printed copies of those without electronic copies below:
- Treatment of Women at the ACT’s only jail, the Alexander Maconochie Centre (.doc version), tabled on 15 May 2014.
A copy of the ACT Government’s response is on the Justice Directorate’s website here.
- Bimberi Youth Justice Centre (as part of the Commission’s Review of the ACT Youth Justice System 2011).
- Operation of ACT Correctional Facilities under Corrections Legislation , 21 August 2007. See media release.
The Government response is available on the Department of Justice and Community Safety Website.
- The Human Rights Audit of Quamby Youth Detention Centre, 30 June 2005