Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Blog"

Heatwave injustice: human rights impact of extreme temperatures

In this month's human rights blog, CLCQ's Monica Taylor examines the intersection of the climate crisis and human rights. As the climate crisis intensifies, Monica writes, we must urgently prepare our communities for the devastating impacts that our brutally hot summers will bring.

6 March 2024|Post

Conversation with Larissa Baldwin, GetUp CEO

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.

20 September 2023|Post

Blog: Prisons are failing our children and communities

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.

6 July 2023|Post

If the Human Rights Act can be overridden, how effective is it?

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.

3 May 2023|Post
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