Right to Health: Briefing Paper on Australia to UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

In September 2009, the HRLRC prepared a Briefing Paper on Health and Human Rights in Australia for the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Anand Grover, in advance of his country mission to Australia in November and December 2009. The Briefing Paper considers a range of issues regarding realisation of the right to health in Australia, including:

  • The Legal Protection of the Right to Health in Australia
  • Recent Reviews of Australia by UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies
  • Public Health
  • Indigenous Health
  • Mental Health Services
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Homeless People
  • Prisoners
  • Women’s Health
  • Climate Change
  • Children’s Health