Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit was established in November 2003, and Unit staff work to ensure that issues important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples stay on the human rights agenda in Queensland.

Contact the Unit

Based in the Brisbane office, the unit has a Coordinator and Indigenous Human Rights Assistant who assists with enquiries. An Indigenous Human Rights Assistant is also based in the Cairns office. These staff can be contacted on the toll free line, 1300 130 670, or by email at info@adcq.qld.gov.au.

Community Engagement

The Unit has a strong community focus, and engages in the following activities: visiting communities, presenting information sessions, engaging in projects, and organising the biennial Mabo Oration.