On 29 November 2012, the Social Justice Report was tabled in Federal Parliament.
As reported in Perth Now issued on the July 5th 2012, “THE WA government plans to repeal 40-year-old legislation that deals with the estates of Aboriginal people in a discriminatory way”.
Executive director Robyn Ayres is quoted today in the Australian newspaper's article calling for the Western Australian government to repeal laws discriminating against Aboriginal people who die without making a will.
Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Cultural Centre (KALACC) passes a resolution urging the repeal of the Government of Western Australia's administration of Aboriginal wills and estates.
The Federal Government is developing a National Human Rights Action Plan to outline future action for the promotion and protection of human rights. Part of this Action Plan was the Baseline Study survey on the experience and protection of human rights in Australia. Arts Law contributed a submission identifying issues relevant to the arts.
Arts Law made a submission to Attorney-General's Department in regards to its Background Paper "A New National Human Rights Action Plan for Australia".
Arts Law submission to the Tasmanian Government regarding the proposed model for a Human Rights Charter.