Review of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006

Submissions

pdf PDF 164 Kb The Committee received a considerable number of submissions, details of which will appear as an appendix to the Committee's report. Substantative submissions addressing the terms of reference are listed below.

Details of the inquiry process undertaken by the Committee can be found here.

Submissions

1

Supreme Court Victoria

pdf PDF 209 Kb

2

Confidential

3

Dr Robert Jones 

pdf 145 Kb PDF

4

Confidential

5

Jennifer Pakula 

pdf 18 Kb PDF

6

Leigh Howard 

pdf 278 Kb PDF

7

Emidio Restall 

pdf 16 Kb PDF

8

Paul Dickson 

pdf 32 Kb PDF

9

Diarmuid Hannigan 

pdf 237 Kb PDF

pdf Attachment A - PDF 575 Kb

pdf Attachment B - PDF 54 Kb

pdf Attachment C - PDF 272 Kb

pdf Attachment D - PDF 54 Kb

10

Confidential


11

Damien Cremean 

pdf 83.06 Kb PDF

12

Julien Lesser, Menzies Research Centre

pdf PDF 433 Kb

13

Peter Beriman 

pdf 26 Kb PDF

14

Dr Peter Zammit

pdf 42 Kb PDF

15

T John Martin, St Vincent's Institute Medical Research

pdf PDF 43 Kb

16

Community Child Care

pdf PDF 127 Kb

17

Dr Catherine Davey

pdf 14 Kb PDF

18

J Davens 

pdf 414 Kb PDF

19

Family Voice Australia

pdf PDF 1.21 Mb

20

Land Owners Rights Association Inc

pdf PDF 83 Kb

21

Peter Olney

pdf 18 Kb PDF

22

Confidential

23

E Laws 

pdf 15 Kb PDF

24

Confidential 

25

John Henderson 

pdf PDF 24 Kb

26

John Kerrin 

pdf 17 Kb PDF

27

Habitat Uniting Church

pdf 349 Kb PDF

28

Judith Bond 

pdf 15 Kb PDF

29

Brian Magree 

pdf 43 Kb PDF

30

Dr Cerceeda G Hocking

pdf 34 Kb PDF

31

Geoff Cutting 

pdf 20 Kb PDF

32

Catherine E Hayes 

pdf 24 Kb PDF

33

Dr Ivan Stratov 

pdf 147 Kb PDF

34

Peter Eisler 

pdf 12 Kb PDF

35

Margaret Beazer 

pdf 13 Kb PDF

36

Terry Baldwin 

pdf 17 Kb PDF

37

Helen Leach 

pdf 14 Kb PDF

38

Action for Aboriginal Rights Bendigo

pdf PDF 28 Kb

39

Social Questions Committee,
Catholic Women’s League of Victoria & Wagga Wagga Inc.

pdf PDF 28 Kb

40

Graham Ginns

pdf 14 Kb PDF

41

Dr M J Graham

pdf 21 Kb PDF

42

David Perrin 

pdf 50 Kb PDF

43

United Macedonian Diaspora

pdf PDF 28 Kb

44

Dianne Kelly 

pdf 42 Kb PDF

45

Stephanie Blake 

pdf 208 Kb PDF

46

Director of Public Prosecutions Victoria

pdf PDF 28 Kb

47

Dr Walter Wnuk

pdf 46 Kb PDF

48

Housing Resource Support Service Inc

pdf PDF 28 Kb

49

Joint Submission – Professor George Williams, Rhonda Galbally AO, Andrew Gaze and the Hon. Professor Haddon Storey QC

pdf PDF 28 Kb

50

Dorothy Soffe

pdf 46 Kb PDF

51

Community Information Victoria

pdf PDF 28 Kb

52

City of Yarra

pdf PDF 28 Kb

53

Georgina Gartland 

pdf 51 Kb PDF

54

Caroline Scott 

pdf 41 Kb PDF

55

Kendall Lister 

pdf 55 Kb PDF

56

Nigel Caswell 

pdf 31 Kb PDF

57

Confidential

58

Christopher Solum 

pdf PDF 179 Kb

59

Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria Inc

pdf PDF 334 Kb

60

Beyond Blue

pdf PDF 99 Kb

61

William P Lewis

pdf 71 Kb PDF

62

Mary Cotter

pdf 73 Kb PDF

63

Michael Pearce SC

pdf PDF 270 Kb

64

John Murtagh AM, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University

pdf PDF 34 Kb

65

Ombudsman Victoria

pdf PDF 112 Kb

66

The Hon Justice Kevin Bell

pdf PDF 298 Kb

67

C M Heyward 

pdf 27 Kb PDF

68

Dr Mark Hobart, North Sunshine Surgery

pdf PDF 101 Kb

69

E D Watt 

pdf 383 Kb PDF

70

Jacob Sarkodee 

pdf PDF 135 Kb

71

Bendigo and District Environment Council

pdf PDF 112 Kb

72

Macedonian Human Rights Committee

pdf PDF 435 Kb

73

Maureen Jongeblood 

pdf 27 Kb PDF

74

Fred C Bramich 

pdf 16 Kb PDF

75

Dr John A Gill 

pdf 150 Kb PDF

76

Jane Douglas 

pdf 24 Kb PDF

77

Victorian Council of Churches

pdf PDF 30 Kb

78

Endeavour Forum Inc

pdf PDF 30 Kb

79

National Civic Council (Victoria)

pdf PDF 30 Kb

80

North & West Homelessness Network

pdf PDF 30 Kb

81

Dr Dallas Clarnette

pdf 40 Kb PDF

82

Andris Blums

pdf 44 Kb PDF

83

PILCH Homeless Persons' Legal Clinic

pdf PDF 571 Kb

84

Lidija Bujanovic 

pdf 148 Kb PDF

85

YWCA Victoria

pdf PDF 167 Kb

86

2020 Women

pdf PDF 96 Kb

87

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

pdf PDF 155 Kb

88

Victorian Independent Education Union

pdf PDF 1.1 Mb

89

Australian Family Association (WA)

pdf PDF 55 Kb

90

Youth Disability Advocacy Service

pdf PDF 112 Kb

91

Dr Steven Tudor, School of Law, Latrobe University

pdf PDF 276 Kb

92

Save the Children Australia

pdf PDF 135 Kb

93

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

pdf PDF 249 Kb

94

Right to Life Australia Inc

pdf PDF 163 Kb

95

Victoria Bar Council

pdf PDF 1.18 Mb

96

Arnold Bloch Leibler

pdf PDF 294 Kb

97

Office of Victorian Privacy Commissioner

pdf PDF 302 Kb

98

Geoff Allshorn 

pdf 35 Kb PDF

99

Vision Australia

pdf PDF 299 Kb

100

Tenants Union of Victoria

pdf PDF 137 Kb

101

Mornington Peninsula Human Rights Group

pdf PDF 309 Kb

102

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

pdf PDF 200 Kb

103

Andrew Oliver 

pdf 328 Kb PDF

104

Australian Christian Lobby

pdf PDF 322 Kb

105

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency

pdf PDF 738 Kb

106

The Salvation Army

pdf PDF 87 Kb

107

Halina Strnad 

pdf 63.56 Kb PDF

108

Alex Kilgour 

pdf 72 Kb PDF

109

Whitehorse Friends For Reconciliation Inc

pdf PDF 71 Kb

110

Peninsula Community Legal Centre

pdf PDF 752 Kb

111

City of Darebin

pdf PDF 473 Kb

112

Manningham City Council

pdf PDF 121 Kb

113

Humanist Society of Victoria Inc

pdf PDF 103 Kb

114

Dr Julie Debeljak, Faculty of Law, Monash University

pdf PDF 1.5 Mb

115

Maribyrnong City Council

pdf PDF 123 Kb

116

Community Housing Federation of Victoria

pdf PDF 122 Kb

117

Child Safety Commissioner

pdf PDF 551 Kb

118

Joint submission – Western  Region Health Centre, Women’s Health West, Health West Partnership, Sunbury Community Health Centre, Women’s Health in the North, Dianella, North Yarra Community Health, Banyule Community Health, Djerriwarrh Health Services, Nillumbik Community Health Service

pdf PDF 4.3 Mb

119

The Australian Family Association

pdf PDF 205 Kb

120

Julie Fraser 

pdf PDF 78 Kb

121

Rita Joseph 

pdf PDF 395 Kb

122

Carlo Carli

pdf 335 Kb PDF

123

Transgender Victoria

pdf PDF 111 Kb

124

John Rutherford

pdf 115 Kb PDF

125

Rob Watts 

pdf PDF 5.0 Mb

126

MacKillop Family Services

pdf PDF 278 Kb

127

Top End Women's Legal Service

pdf PDF 143 Kb

128

Office of the Health Services Commissioner

pdf PDF 180 Kb

129

Headspace

pdf PDF 646 Kb

130

Australian Association of Social Workers (Victoria Branch)

pdf PDF 749 Kb

131

Eastern Community Legal Centre Inc.

pdf PDF 1.1 Mb

132

Hannah Lewis 

pdf PDF 133 Kb

133

Institute of Public Affairs

pdf PDF 361 Kb

134

Hugh Crosthwaite 

pdf 123 Kb PDF

135

Evelyn Tadros

pdf 222 Kb PDF

136

Salt Shakers

pdf PDF 236 Kb

137

Christian Schools Australia

pdf PDF 315 Kb

138

Fitzroy Legal Service

pdf PDF 315 Kb

139

Derek Wilson 

pdf PDF 88 Kb

140

Ken J Francis 

pdf 105 Kb PDF

141

Penny Harris 

pdf 75 Kb PDF

142

World Federation of Doctors who Respect Human Life (Victoria Division)

pdf PDF 172 Kb

Executive Summary
pdf PDF 108 Kb

143

Hume City Council

pdf PDF 3.4 Mb

144

Action for More Independence and Dignity in Accommodation

pdf PDF 148 Kb

145

Marion Minty

pdf 101 Kb PDF

146

Leadership Plus

pdf PDF 456 Kb

147

Amnesty International Australia

pdf PDF 238 Kb

148

Youth Affairs Council of Victoria

pdf PDF 618 Kb

149

Community Connections Vic Ltd

pdf PDF 92 Kb

150

Magistrates' Court of Victoria

(See No 102)

151

Council to Homeless Persons

pdf PDF 738 Kb

152

Women's Legal Service Victoria

pdf PDF 248 Kb

153

Kerri-Ann Tipping

pdf 31 Kb PDF

154

Centre for Multicultural Youth

pdf PDF 40 Kb

155

Dr Mary Walsh 

pdf 141 Kb PDF

156

Youthlaw

pdf PDF 696 Kb

157

Christine Hancock 

pdf 525 Kb PDF

158

Office of the Public Advocate

pdf PDF 730 Kb

159

Disability Justice Advocacy Inc.

pdf PDF 243 Kb

160

Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association

pdf PDF 162 Kb

161

Whitehorse City Council

pdf PDF 252 Kb

162

Rainbow Network Victoria

pdf PDF 83 Kb

163

Lisa Simpson 

pdf 53 Kb PDF

164

Anita Coles 

pdf PDF 105 Kb

165

Michael Power 

pdf PDF 868 Kb

166

Council of the Ageing Victoria

pdf PDF 895 Kb

167

Michael Kottek 

pdf 82 Kb PDF

168

Australian Lawyers Alliance (Victorian Branch)

pdf PDF 1.7 Mb

169

Shirley Roberts 

pdf 60 Kb PDF

170

Victoria Police

pdf PDF 148 Kb  

171

Victoria Legal Aid

pdf PDF 305 Kb

172

Catie Shavin 

pdf PDF 582 Kb

173

Women's Health Victoria

pdf PDF 471 Kb

174

Jim South 

pdf PDF 233 Kb

175

Travellers Aid

pdf PDF 431 Kb

176

Association of Employees with Disability

pdf PDF 247 Kb

177

Loddon Mallee Homelessness Network

pdf PDF 79 Kb

178

Brian Tideman 

pdf 48 Kb PDF

179

Dr Margaret Beverley Wood 

pdf 139 Kb PDF

180

Dr Rod Stephenson 

pdf 89 Kb PDF

181

Confidential

182

Group Submission - Prepared by Athena Nguyen 

pdf 252 Kb PDF

183

Red Light Project

pdf PDF 130 Kb

184

Gippsland Women's Health Service Inc

pdf PDF 110 Kb

185

Inner South SRS Services Network

pdf PDF 710 Kb

186

HG Recoveries Pty ltd

pdf PDF 85 Kb

187

Women's Health in the North

pdf PDF 99 Kb

188

City of Port Phillip

pdf PDF 1 Mb

189

Tim Hamilton 

pdf 54 Kb PDF

190

Presbyterian Church of Victoria

pdf PDF 1.12 Mb

191

Yarra Ranges Council

pdf PDF 123 Kb

192

Municipal Association of Victoria

pdf PDF 222 Kb

193

Shop Distributive & Allied Employees Assoc

pdf PDF 261 Kb

194

Anthony van der Craats 

pdf 50 Kb PDF

195

National Children's and Youth Law Centre

pdf PDF 387 Kb

196

Dorothy Long 

pdf 35 Kb PDF

197

Jeff Truscott 

pdf 65 Kb PDF

198

Maree Bourke 

pdf 54 Kb PDF

199

Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability (VALID)

pdf PDF 257 Kb

200

Greater Dandenong

pdf PDF 48 Kb

201

Graham Starkey

pdf 40 Kb PDF

202

Brimbank City Council

pdf PDF 1.6 Mb

203

The Law Society of New South Wales

pdf PDF 235 Kb

204

Victorian Local Governance Association

pdf PDF 1.62 Mb

205

Federation of Community Legal Services

pdf PDF 2.55 Mb

206

Amy Fulton 

pdf PDF 228 Kb

207

City of Stonnington

pdf PDF 262 Kb

208

Springvale Monash Legal Service Inc

pdf PDF 166 Kb

209

Alyson Waterson

pdf 33 Kb PDF

210

Sehen Yekenkurul

pdf PDF 582 Kb

211

Public Interest Advocacy Centre

pdf 2PDF 1.2 Mb

212

Desmond Kenneally

pdf 61 Kb PDF

213

VicHealth

pdf PDF 997 Kb

214

Wyndham City

pdf PDF 104 Kb

215

Mary White

pdf 50 Kb PDF

216

Chris Andrews

pdf 41 Kb PDF

217

Ad Hoc Interfaith Committee

pdf PDF 918 Kb

218

Jane Munro 

pdf 78 Kb PDF

219

Professor Mirko Bagaric and Mr Peter Faris QC

pdf 653 Kb PDF

220

National Association of Community Legal Centres Inc

pdf PDF 72 Kb

221

Malcolm Barr 

pdf 383 Kb PDF

222

William Twycross 

pdf 23 Kb PDF

223

Ange Kenos 

pdf PDF 271 Kb

224

Dr Scott Phillips

pdf 54 Kb PDF

225

Graham Proctor 

pdf 13 Kb PDF

226

Doctors in Conscience

pdf PDF 185 Kb

227

Dr Stephen Smith, Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University

pdf PDF 66 Kb

228

Psychiatric Disability Services

pdf PDF 166 Kb

229

Jesuit Social Services

pdf PDF 526 Kb

230

Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare Inc

pdf PDF 333 Kb

231

Justin Boyd 

pdf 33 Kb PDF

232

Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service

pdf PDF 524 Kb

233

Andrew Venn 

pdf 37 Kb PDF

234

Women's Electoral Lobby Victoria Inc.

pdf PDF 49 Kb

235

Laura Leonard 

pdf 22 Kb PDF

236

The Police Association

pdf PDF 371 Kb

237

National Council of Women of Victoria Inc

pdf PDF 254 Kb

238

Peter Murray 

pdf 39 Kb PDF

239

Barwon Community Legal Service

pdf PDF 108 Kb

240

Disability Services Commissioner

pdf PDF 705 Kb

241

Liberty Victoria

pdf PDF 257 Kb

242

Andrew Woods

pdf PDF 40 Kb

243

Jenny Michaelson 

pdf 49 Kb PDF

244

Martin Foley MP, Member for Albert Park

pdf PDF 72 Kb

245

International Commission of Jurists in Victoria

pdf PDF 307 Kb

246

Suzannah Rowntree

pdf 37 Kb PDF

247

Law Institute of Victoria

pdf Submission PDF 1.03 Mb

pdf Appendix A PDF 332 Kb

pdf Appendix B PDF 686 Kb

248

Akshay D'Cruz 

pdf 37 Kb PDF

249

Law Council of Australia

pdf PDF 210 Kb

250

Angela Parham 

pdf 49 Kb PDF

251

John Morrissey 

pdf 66.04 Kb PDF

252

Confidential

253

Andrew Kelly 

pdf PDF 1.2 Mb

254

Family Council of Victoria

pdf PDF 105 Kb

256

Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church in Australia

pdf PDF 939 Kb

257

Public Interest Law Clearing House (PILCH)

pdf PDF 1.74 Mb

258

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Co-operative Ltd

pdf PDF 451 Kb

259

Victorian Disability Advisory Council

pdf PDF 22 Kb

260

Keith Wolahan

pdf PDF 407 Kb

261

Erinyes Autonomous Activist Lesbians

pdf PDF 306 Kb

262

Victorian Council of Social Service

pdf Submission PDF 202 Kb

pdf Attach - Community Sector PDF 156 Kb

pdf Attach - Aboriginal Torres Strait Islanders PDF 93 Kb

pdf Attach - Audit Needs Analysis PDF 421 Kb

pdf Attach - Mental Health PDF 121 Kb

pdf Attach - Children's Rights PDF 102 Kb

pdf Attach - Audit Needs Analysis PDF 421 Kb

pdf Attach - Making Human Rights Real 1.09 Mb

pdf Attach - Using the Charter in Policy and Practice 2.4 Mb

pdf Attach - Homelessness PDF 91 Kb

263

Human Rights Law Centre

pdf PDF 470 Kb

264

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights

pdf PDF 932 Kb

265

Peter Quinn

pdf 12 Kb PDF

266

Robert J Mears

pdf 319 Kb PDF

267

Liz Curran

pdf 522 Kb PDF

268

The Hon Greg Donnelly MLC, Parliament of New South Wales

pdf PDF 155 Kb

269

Ida Day 

pdf 33 Kb PDF

270

Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby

pdf PDF 161 Kb

271

Environment Defenders Office

pdf PDF 1.1 Mb

272

Catholic Archdiocese of Victoria

pdf PDF 314 Kb

273

Isaiah One

pdf PDF 1.1 Mb

274

Jamie Gardiner

pdf 11 Kb PDF

275

Melbourne Catholic Lawyers' Association

pdf PDF 383 Kb

276

Australian Centre for Human Rights Education, RMIT University

pdf PDF 272 Kb

277

Hanover Welfare Services

pdf PDF 375 Kb

278

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

pdf PDF 1.13 Mb

279

Australian Sex Party

pdf PDF 91 Kb

280

ALSO Foundation

pdf 57 Kb PDF

281

Grampian Region Homelessness Network

pdf PDF 67 Kb

282

National Disability Services Victoria

pdf PDF 77 Kb

283

Port Phillip Community Group

pdf PDF 534 Kb

284

Tenants Union of Victora

(See No 100)

285

Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University

pdf PDF 183 Kb

286

The Hon. Justice Marcia Neave AO

pdf PDF 54 Kb

287

Joseph G. Santamaria QC

pdf PDF 3.26 Mb

288

Moreland City Council

pdf PDF 128 Kb

289

Community Services, City of Greater Geelong

pdf PDF 259 Kb

290

League of Women Voters of Victoria

pdf PDF 91 Kb

291

Australian Federation of University Women

pdf PDF 671 Kb

292

Catholic Social Services Victoria

pdf PDF 1.4 Mb

293

Status of Women, United Nations Association of Australia

pdf PDF 286 Kb

294

Walter Morrison

pdf 49 Kb PDF

295

Mallesons Human Rights Law Group

pdf PDF 4 Mb

296

Mental Health Legal Centre

pdf PDF 2.8 Mb

297

ANTaR Victoria

pdf PDF 261 Kb

298

Native Title Services Victoria

pdf PDF 191 Kb

299

Office of Police Integrity

pdf PDF 323.5 Kb

300

Alfred Health Human Ethics Committee

pdf PDF 105 Kb

301

Laurel Smith 

pdf 19 Kb PDF

302

J. T. Stone 

pdf 80 Kb PDF

303

Pauline M Bourke 

pdf 66 Kb PDF

304

Patrick McKay 

pdf 66 Kb PDF

305

Roscoe Howell

pdf 66 Kb PDF

306

Graham A F Connolly KHS

pdf PDF 336 Kb

307

Arthur Weavew

pdf 66 Kb PDF

308

Nick Pastalatzis

pdf 66 Kb PDF

309

Bernadette Wilks

pdf 66 Kb PDF

310

Dr Mary Treacy

pdf 51 Kb PDF

311

Margaret Nedved

pdf 66 Kb PDF

312

Vince Lopresti

pdf 66 Kb PDF

313

Lawrence Steele

pdf 52 Kb PDF

314

Diana Rask

pdf 66 Kb PDF

315

Bryan and Leanne Mahney 

pdf 66 Kb PDF

316

Mike Lovett

pdf 66 Kb PDF

317

Judy Bartosy

pdf 66 Kb PDF

318

W. Van Heuzen

pdf 66 Kb PDF

319

Rev Kevin Brown

pdf 66 Kb PDF

320

Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney

pdf PDF 155 Kb

321

Sir James Gobbo

pdf PDF 236 Kb

322

Tony O'Brien

pdf 138 Kb

323

St Kilda Legal Service

pdf 90 Kb PDF

324

Victorian Government

pdf 5 Mb PDF

325

Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council

pdf 123 Kb PDF

326

The Hon Michael Kirby AC GMC

Submission: pdf 391 Kb PDF

Attachment: pdf PDF 1.2 Mb

327

Gillian Hirst

pdf 82 Kb PDF

328

GRD Waldron AO, QC

pdf 38 Kb PDF

329

Mr William G O'Chee

pdf 631 Kb PDF



Summary of written submissions

Substantive submissions

(see above for full list) 329

Short (form) submissions

Retain Charter 1,561
Repeal Charter  48
1,609

Pro forma submissions

Type 1: Retain Charter 1,532
Type 2: Retain Charter - GetUp! campaign 267
Type 3: Retain Charter 39
Type 4: Repeal Charter 57
Type 5: Repeal Charter  9
1,904

Various

(did not address the terms of reference) 183
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 August 2012