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Civil liberties

Community Legal Centres Queensland believes that civil liberties are essential to protect and enrich democratic societies. 

Community Legal Centres Queensland supports the United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Community Legal Centres Queensland advocates 

  • the promotion of awareness about potential and existing degradation of civil liberties;
  • restraint of government action which impinges on existing civil liberties;
  • law reform activities in favour of improving the observance of civil liberties in Queensland and Australia;
  • unrestricted media access to state Parliamentary proceedings

Listed below are a range of research papers, submissions, news articles and items of interest that provide additional information on this subject area.