Advocacy Australia promotes the advancement of human rights and government accountability on issues that impact Australians. We deliver benefits to society through increasing awareness of human rights issues, and promoting respect for and observance of human rights and freedoms under the Australian Human Rights Parliamentary Scrutiny Act 2011.

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Our Purpose

Advocacy Australia exists to deliver public benefit by advancing social justice through advocating for the promotion and protection of human rights for people of all abilities irrespective of age, gender, sexual identity, race, religion, economic or social status. We promote and protect human rights in Australia by advancing community awareness of human rights to ensure government accountability for issues that impact society in the areas of health, social justice and public welfare while promoting respect for and observance of human rights and freedoms under the Australian Human Rights Parliamentary Scrutiny Act 2011.

Current Campaigns

Asbestos Awareness Campaign

Australia was among the highest consumers of asbestos globally and

Help Bring My Children Home Campaign

Two Australian siblings Benny (then aged 4 years) and Lucia

Who We Are

Advocacy Australia acknowledges the value of every person as being equal irrespective of their age, gender, sexual or gender identity, race, religion, economic or social status. Under the Australian Human Rights Parliamentary Scrutiny Act 2011, every Australian has the right to fundamental freedoms, justice and peace and to be treated fairly with dignity, equality and mutual respect. We have the right to choose how we live our lives and the right to the highest attainable standards of physical and mental health.

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