Dedicated Human Rights Act website now available!


New Matilda is pleased to announce that the Human Rights Act for Australia now has its own website. All campaign information, articles and links are now available at

Download the draft Bill “ here

  • View frequently asked questions “ here
  • Read about the history of the campaign and where it is going “ here
  • View some of the submissions that have been received on the draft Bill – here
  • View the articles that have been published by New Matilda on human rights and the campaign “ here
  • Find out about future human rights or bill of rights events, or register events your are organising “ here

There will also be a dedicated media section of the page for journalists interested in learning move about the campaign. It will be ready in a little over a week.

Please update any links you may have to this website and spread the word about it. If you have information that you think we might like to add to it, email

Thank you for your on-going support. We remain confident that we will achieve our goal of having the Human Rights Bill tabled and debated in the Federal Parliament by the end of the year.

Kind regards

Nick Carney
Executive Officer
Human Rights Act for Australia campaign
New Matilda

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.