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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. 

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

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