Joint stakeholder submission to the UN Periodic Review of Australia

Environmental Defenders Office has made a submission jointly with Environmental Justice Australia and Earthjustice in relation to Australia’s failure to satisfy its international human rights obligations to take measures to prevent immediate and future human rights violations caused by climate change. Instead, Australia’s actions are fuelling the release of greenhouse gases which drive climate change and contribute to threats to human rights.

Joint submission and consultation on the draft National Report for Australia’s third Universal Periodic Review

Environmental Defenders Office has made a submission jointly with Environmental Justice Australia in relation to Australia’s failure to address and take action against the threat to human rights posed by climate change and Australia’s failure to protect the culture of First Nations peoples. the joint submission urges the Commonwealth Government to implement a national Human Rights Act as a necessary step to ensure Australia’s compliance with its international human rights obligations.