Download the draft Human Rights Bill


New Matilda’s Act Campaign

Australia is the only Western country without a national Human Rights Act or equivalent. New Matilda seeks to change this. It has produced a draft Human Rights Bill and it wants to know what you think of it.

Human Rights Bill 2006 (word) (pdf).

Human Rights Bill Explanatory Information (word) (pdf).

Launched in 2004, New Matilda is one of Australia's oldest online independent publications. It's focus is on investigative journalism and analysis, with occasional smart arsery thrown in for reasons of sanity. New Matilda is owned and edited by Walkley Award and Human Rights Award winning journalist Chris Graham.