Human rights resources

Use these training materials and resources to help you prepare for and apply the Human Rights Act 2019.

1. Approved forms

Use these forms to comply with section 52 and section 53 of the Human Rights Act.

2. Factsheets

Find more detailed information about human rights and obligations under the Act in our factsheets.

3. Guides

Use these guides to help you apply the Act and complete initial implementation tasks.

4. Promotional tools

A3 Posters

Use these posters in your office to build awareness of the Act and where to find more information.

Email banners

Show your support by adding the human rights email banner (PNG, 41 KB).

Email banner instructions:

  1. Select the email banner link above and save the file to your PC.
  2. Open a new message in Microsoft Outlook and select Insert > Signature > Signatures.
  3. In the Select signature to edit box, choose the signature you want to add the banner to.
  4. Select the Image icon , locate your image file, and select Insert.
  5. To resize your image, right-click the image, then choose Picture. Select the Size tab and use the options to resize your image. To keep the image proportions, make sure to keep the Lock aspect ratio checkbox checked.
  6. Optional: Add a hyperlink to the Human Rights Portal - Select the image, select the Hyperlink icon , in the Address field enter http://www.forgov.qld.gov.au/humanrights. Select OK.
  7. When you're done, select OK, then select OK again to save the changes to your signature.

Find more information on editing email signatures.

5. Presentations

Use this presentation (with notes) to discuss the impacts and implementation of the Act.

6. Supporting information

Find out more about human rights in Queensland:

See more about human rights in Australia:

7. Templates

Use these templates when drafting new legislation:

Read more in the Governing Queensland: Government Handbooks Cabinet Handbook and Legislation Handbook.