Submissions - OPCAT Civil Society Consultation

Submissions received by the Australian Human Rights Commission in response to the guideline questions its OPCAT in Australia Consultation Paper (2017) available here. You can follow the progress of our consultations at our OPCAT Consultation Page.

Submissions from organisations and individuals

Where a submission is not available it is either confidential or its confidentiality is pending. Where possible word and pdf versions have been made available to increase accessibility. 

  1. Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission (01. NT Anti-Discrimination Commission Sub 22 June 2017.pdf)
  2. Confidential
  3. Dr Niall McLaren, Psychiatrist ( 03. Dr Niall McLaren Sub 16 July 2017.pdf03. Dr Niall McLaren Sub 16 July 2017.doc)
  4. Victorian Legal Aid ( 04. Victorian Legal Aid Sub 18 July 2017.pdf)
  5. Arthur Marcel ( 05. Arthur Marcel Sub 18 July 2017.pdf)
  6. Advocacy for Inclusion ( 06. Advocacy for Inclusion Sub 19 July 2017.pdf 06. Advocacy for Inclusion Sub 19 July 2017.docx)
  7. Mental Health Commission of NSW ( 07. Mental Health Commission of NSW Sub 19 July 2017.pdf)
  8. Townsville Community Legal Service Inc. ( 08. TCLS Sub 19 July 2017.pdf 08. TCLS Sub 19 July 2017.docx)
  9. Queensland Advocacy Incorporated ( 09. QAI Sub 19 July 2017.pdf)
  10. Royal Australian College of Physicians ( 10. RACP Sub 20 July 2017.pdf)
  11. Alzheimer's Australia (11. Alzheimer's Australia Sub 21 July 2017.pdf  11. Alzheimer's Australia Sub 21 July 2017.docx)
  12. Mental Health Advocacy Service (WA) (12. Mental Health Advocacy Service (WA) Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  13. ACT Human Rights Commission ( 13. ACT Human Rights Commission Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  14. Office of the Public Advocate ( 14. Office of the Public Advocate Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  15. Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) ( 15. PIAC Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  16. Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) ( 16. ALHR Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  17. Justice Action ( 17. Justice Action Sub 21 July 2017.pdf
  18. Refugee Council of Australia ( 18. Refugee Council of Australia Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  19. Being ( 19. Being Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  20. Confidential
  21. Criminal Lawyers Assocation of the Northern Territory (CLANT) ( 21. CLANT Sub 21 July 2017.pdf)
  22. Confidential
  23. Ms Initially No (23. Ms Initially NO Sub 21 July 2017.pdf  23. Ms Initially NO Sub 21 July 2017.docx)
  24. Glenn Floyd (24. Glenn Floyd Sub 21 July 2017.pdf
  25. Johnnybe Realgood ( 25.Johnnybe Realgood Sub 22 July 2017.pdf)
  26. Association for the Prevention of Torture ( 26.APT Sub 25 July 2017.pdf 26.APT Sub 25 July 2017.docx)
  27. Law Council of Australia ( 27.LCA Sub 26 July 2017.pdf)
  28. Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission ( 28. VEOHRC Sub 26 July 2017.pdf)
  29. National Mental Health Commission (29.NHMC Sub 26 July 2017.pdf
  30. Victorian Ombudsman (30. Victorian Ombudsman sub 26 July 2017.pdf)
  31. Public Health Association of Australia ( 31.PHAA sub 27 July 2017.pdf)
  32. The Australian Psychological Society Limited ( 32.APS Sub 27 July 2017.pdf)
  33. NSW Ombudsman (33. NSW Ombudsman Sub 24 July 2017.pdf)
  34. Commission for Children and Young People (Victoria) (34. CCYP Victoria Sub 28 July 2017.pdf)
  35. ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) (35. ACTCOSS Sub 28 July 2017.pdf)
  36. Office of the Public Guardian (QLD) (36. OPG (QLD) Sub 28 July 2017.pdf)
  37. Queensland Family & Child Commission (QFCC) (37.QFCC Sub 28 July 2017.pdf 37. QFCC Sub 28 July 2017.docx)
  38. Disabled People’s Organisations Australia & People with Disability Australia  38.DPOA PWD Sub 280717.pdf 38.DPOA PWD Sub 280717.docx
  39. Liberty Victoria (39. Liberty Victoria Sub 28 July 2017.pdf)
  40. Professor Bronwyn Naylor, RMIT (  40. Prof Naylor Sub 28 July 2017.pdf 40. Prof Naylor Sub 28 July 2017.docx)
  41. Australian Child Rights Taskforce (41. Australian Child Rights Taskforce Sub 28 July 2017.pdf)
  42. Sisters Inside ( 42. Sisters Inside Sub 28 July 2017.pdf 42. Sisters Inside Sub 28 July 2017.docx)
  43. Asylum Seekers Resource Centre ( 43. ASRC Sub 28 July 2017.pdf 43. ASRC Sub 28 July 2017.docx)
  44. Australia OPCAT Network ( 44. Australia OPCAT Network Sub 31 July 2017.pdf)
  45. North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)( 45. NAAJA Sub 31 July 2017.pdf)
  46. Jesuit Social Services ( 46. JSS Sub 31 July 2017.pdf
  47. National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) ( 47. NATSILS Sub 2 August 2017.pdf)
  48. Legal Aid New South Wales (48. Legal Aid NSW Sub 2 August 2017.pdf)