Back to top

Human Rights

Community Legal Centres Queensland held a day of Human Rights training in March 2019 as a result of the introduction of a Human Rights Bill into Queensland Parliament in late 2018. The training was for front-line workers and focused on how the new laws can be used as an advocacy tool for clients and communities.

The session was facilitated by Melbourne-based Human Rights consultant Ben Schokman. Ben is a committed social change consultant and advocate who is passionate about social justice and achieving systemic change through collaboration. He has over 15 years’ experience working in the community and corporate sectors. He has extensive experience working with and developing strategic partnerships with the community, government, corporate, academic and philanthropic sectors. Ben's experience encompasses legal and policy analysis, research, advocacy, media, training and capacity building.

Information included in the session, and references to the source material can be found below, along with other Human Rights resouces. For the Human Rights Training - Workshop Answer Booklet please contact us at admin@communitylegalqld.org.au  

 

This list includes a range of research papers, submissions, news articles and items of interest that provide additional information on this subject area.

Related webinars

Civil Voices

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
In 2017, The Human Rights Law Centre worked with Pro Bono Australia and academics at the University of Melbourne on the Civil Voices survey and report, which examined NGO perceptions about the > more

Sex worker rights are human rights: Barriers in accessing justice

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Sex work is one of the most heavily regulated workforces in Queensland. The current laws force sex workers to choose between working safely or legally. > more