Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit was established and launched in November 2003. Staff work to ensure 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 comprises 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.

Community Engagement

The unit has a strong community focus. This includes visiting communities, presenting information sessions, engaging in projects and working towards the biennial Mabo Oration.