This month, I caught up with proud Widjabul Wia-bul woman, Larissa Baldwin-Roberts, who among many other community commitments is the CEO of GetUp! and Director of Research for Passing the Message Stick—a First Nations-led research project designed to shift public narrative in support of First Nations justice and self-determination.
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In a previous role, I sat at tables in Brisbane’s youth detention centres and listened to children share their stories. In the children’s eyes I saw resilience and strength but also a deep sadness.
Recently the application of the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) was overridden in the development of new legislative amendments. The legislative changes, among other things, will see children charged with a criminal offence for breaching bail conditions.
Advocating for human rights can often seem a daunting task, particularly when we look at systemic advocacy. How can you influence government on the matters that affect your service and your clients? One way to do this is through writing submissions.
View some of the common missteps people make as they begin to incorporate human rights considerations into their established service delivery practices.
Working alongside our housing and homelessness sector colleagues to embed human rights aligned practices, a recurring question arises: “How do I demonstrate human rights consideration in my file notes?”
Policies and procedures fit neatly against one another – but how do they differ?
As we incorporate the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) into our policies, let's think about the purpose of the Act and try to get the tone right first.
As we embark on our journey to embed human rights in housing and homeless service delivery, we must be clear about what a human rights culture is, and what is required to spark and sustain that culture within our own organisations.