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We are a small group of citizens living on the Mornington Peninsula who are committed to promoting understanding of and respect for human rights in our municipality and beyond.
Human rights news
At the Council meeting on 25 March 2013, the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council endorsed a number of human rights initiatives:
This issue of Connect is packed full of information about homelessness and housing - problems that our members fear are not well addressed by the Victorian Government's current approach. There is also an article from Adrian Bates on the role of regulations under the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibility.
The Australian Human Rights Commission have issued a statement welcoming the report of the UNHRC's Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons.
Most of you have already received the latest edition of our 39th newsletter, Connect, via email, but for those of you who are not yet on our list, here it is.