Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld): Humane treatment when deprived of liberty

The Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) establishes in domestic legislation the right of people deprived of…


Review of Queensland’s laws relating to civil surveillance

The Queensland Law Reform Commission currently has a Reference titled “Review of Queensland’s laws…


Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld): Right to a Fair Hearing

The right to a fair hearing is now enshrined in Queensland domestic legislation under the Human…


QUEENSLAND PRISONS

In December 2018, the Crime and Corruption Commission released its report named Taskforce Flaxton…


Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) passed for Queensland

After decades of campaigning, the Queensland Parliament passed the historic Human Rights Act on 27…


Media Release – Terry O’Gorman, President of ACCL

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is again engaging in overblown rhetoric in calling for an…


Media Release – Terry O’Gorman, Vice-President of QCCL

A threat by Queensland Police Union President Ian Leavers that pill testers “will be charged too”…


Courier Mail Article - Jail Inspectorate Must Be Independent, Says Top Civil Liberties Lawyer Terry O’Gorman

The Courier Mail has published an article regarding the establishment of an independent…


Letter to The Honourable Mark Ryan MP - Terry O’Gorman, Vice-President of QCCL

Dear Minister RE:      SEXUAL OFFENDER REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES I refer to the judgment of…


Media Release – Terry O’Gorman, Vice-President of QCCL

Today’s Courier Mail report that prison staff are copping the brunt of anger over crowded jail…