From commitment to culture: Victoria’s Charter Review report released
Independent Reviewer Michael Brett Young’s final Report on the 8-year review of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (‘Charter’) was tabled in the Victorian Parliament on 17 September 2015 and contains 52 recommendations.
The Report’s focus is on recommendations that would improve the Charter to make it more accessible, effective and practical in protecting and promoting the human rights of Victorians. It acknowledges that the Charter has achieved a great deal in building a human rights culture in Victoria and improving the lives of Victorians. However, it also notes that the operation of the Charter can be unclear and overly technical and could be improved to make it more accessible.