Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)

Unverified non-profit organisation

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) is a network of Australian lawyers active in practising and promoting awareness of international human rights standards in Australia.

Through training, information, submissions and networking, ALHR promotes the practice of human rights law in Australia. ALHR has extensive experience and expertise in the principles and practice of international law, and human rights law in Australia.

Issues addressed by ALHR include anti-terrorism laws, refugee and asylum seeker issues, proposed reforms of the Human Rights and Equal OpportunIty Commission, amendments to anti-discrimination laws, and Australia’s National Human Rights Action Plan.


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Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Oceania: Australia

Global issues

Human rights; Refugees and internally displaced persons