NGO Report on Australia under Universal Periodic Review: Request for Endorsements by 9 July (30 June 2010)

Australia is to be reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council through the Universal Periodic Review process in January 2011. A coalition of NGOs has prepared a 5 page report on human rights in Australia, setting out key issues and concrete recommendations.  The principal authors of the report are the Human Rights Law Resource Centre, Kingsford Legal Centre and the National Association of Community Legal Centres.

Non-government organisations are invited to endorse this report in whole or in part.

Notifications of endorsement should be sent to Louise Edwards (, Anna Cody ( and Ben Schokman ( by no later than Friday 9 July 2010.

The report will be sent to Geneva on Monday 12 July 2010.