Civil Liberties Australia – Australian Sites of Interest

Australian Privacy Foundation

Australian Privacy Foundation

The Australian Privacy Foundation is the primary association dedicated to protecting the privacy rights of Australians. The Foundation aims to focus public attention on emerging issues which pose a threat to the freedom and privacy of Australians. The Foundation has led the fight to defend the right of individuals to control their personal information and to be free of excessive intrusions.

Liberty Victoria

Liberty Victoria

This is the name of the Victorian Council for Civil Liberties. Australia’s oldest CL body (dating from the mid-1930s), it has been active in fields such as justice, democratic rights, euthanasia and a wide range of human rights issues

NSW Civil Liberties Council

The NSWCCL has been involved in protecting the rights of NSW people and other Australians since the early 1960s. Its web site has a wide range of issues papers and information on civil liberties issues.

Queensland Council Civil Liberties

Queensland Civil Liberties Council

The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties is a voluntary organisation concerned with protecting individual rights and civil liberties. It has a wide range of material available on issues affecting Queenslanders and other Australians

ACT Supreme Court Human Rights links

ACT Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court of the ACT has excellent links to Australian and Canadian, New Zealand, UK, European and other international (UN) human rights websites and sources for conventions, commentaries and articles


Whistleblowers Australia

Whistleblowers Australia Inc. is an association for those who have exposed corruption or any form of malpractice, especially if they were then hindered or abused, and for those who are thinking of exposing it, or who wish to support those who are doing so.

Whistling While They Work: Enhancing the Theory and Practice of Internal Witness Management in the Australian Public Sector

With other government agencies and oversight bodies with a shared interest, some Ombudsman offices joined a national research project initiated by Griffith University to review Australian laws and practices. The project is titled ‘Whistling While They Work: Enhancing the Theory and Practice of Internal Witness Management in the Australian Public Sector’.

Read some of the issue papers here.

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