Human rights resources

Use these resources to help you apply the Human Rights Act 2019 in your workplace.

Approved forms

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


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


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

Promotional tools

Human Rights Day resources

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 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.


Use this presentation (with notes) to discuss obligations under the Act with your team:

Use this presentation (with notes) to understand the rights protected under the Act:

Supporting information

Find out more about human rights in Queensland:

See more about human rights in Australia:


Use this Human Rights Impact Assessment template when developing new policy or legislative proposals (it can be attached to Cabinet submissions):

Use these templates when drafting new legislation:

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

Scenarios and case studies

Read and watch these hypothetical case studies and scenarios to see how human rights might be affected in the workplace.

Read our hypothetical case studies:

Read and watch our hypothetical scenarios