ALHR welcomes announcement of new Children’s Commissioner

May 1, 2012

“Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) welcomes the announcement of the creation of a National Children’s Commissioner,” Stephen Keim, President of ALHR, said today. “This announcement is timely given Australia’s looming appearance before the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in June” said Mr. Keim. “We believe a National Children’s Commissioner will go a long way to strengthening the protection and promotion of child rights in Australia.”

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