As a first step, the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department released a background paper setting out the proposed process for the development of an Action Plan, with comments invited by 10 February 2011. Thereafter, it is proposed that the government will work with state and territory governments to develop an exposure draft of the Action Plan. At the same time the Australian government will develop a draft report, or Baseline Study, on Australia's human rights status. Both will be released for public comment in April 2011.
For further information, see http://www.ag.gov.au/www/agd/agd.nsf/Page/Humanrightsandanti-discrimination_NationalHumanRightsActionPlan
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