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Australian Human Rights Commission, Social Justice Report 2009

Australian Human Rights Commission, Social Justice Reports

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner is required to report annually to the Attorney-General regarding the exercise and enjoyment of human rights by Australia's Indigenous peoples. The 2009 report was released to the Federal Attorney-General  by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mr Tom Calma on 23 December 2009.

The 2009 Social Justice Report can be downloaded in full as a PDF.

  • Chapter 3 reports on The perilous state of Indigenous languages in Australia.
  • There are 7 recommendations (#5-11) concerning the protection of Indigenous languages.