Aussie Town Set To Feel The Power Of A Fully Operational Human Rights Commission

The AGE – NEW powers for Victoria’s human rights watchdog will allow it to launch its own investigations, even though it has not received complaints about discrimination…

From July next year, the commission will be empowered to make members of an organisation appear before it to answer questions, and to come up with a plan to eliminate discrimination. This will be enforceable by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal if the organisation refuses to comply.

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