human rights

Parliament has the power to enshrine human rights protections in federal law. Proposals are on the table.

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Combating extreme heat needs action across multiple fronts: governance, health, urban planning and embracing more sustainable lifestyles.

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Existing Heat Action Plans prioritise short-term relief and are insufficiently localised.

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Pressure to close down the pro-Palestine encampments reminds us again that the limits of the right to protest are contested.

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For museums to be truly inclusive, decolonised and spaces of education and research requires a rethinking of power relations and learning from past lessons.

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Human health relies on healthy ecosystems, but these are under threat. Securing the right to live in a healthy environment is crucial for all.

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Rohingya social media activists not only harbour creative ambitions but are also using digital platforms for the community’s empowerment.

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The poor conditions at the world’s largest refugee camps have affected both the physical and mental health of the one million occupants.

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The Rohingya, a Muslim minority from Myanmar persecuted and run out of their homeland, face a perilous future.

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Fair access to water is an issue for millions of people in India. Who controls access and how this is governed needs fixing.

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The possibility of Donald Trump returning to the White House and enacting his ‘America First’ policy could be ‘catastrophic’ for Ukraine.

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