|Author||Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner|
|Source/Publisher||Australian Human Rights Commission|
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner is required to report annually to the Attorney-General regarding the exercise and enjoyment of human rights by Australia’s Indigenous peoples. The report covers the following topics: social justice ? year in review; Racial discrimination act 1975 ? proposed changes to racial hatred provisions; native title ? year in review; creating safe communities including justice reinvestment; nations ? self-determination and a new era of Indigenous governance; and the declaration within Australia of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the benefits for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The report provides recommendations to Government.
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