Author: Emma Phillips

The Human Rights Perspective: Why all people should enjoy an ordinary and inclusive life

Powerpoint presentation by Michelle O’Flynn and Emma Phillips at the Rights Denied Forum, exploring the need for amendment to s 216 of the Criminal Code (Qld) RightsDeniedPPT

Attorney-General, extend inquiry into youth detention to include disabilities

QAI media release calling on the Queensland Attorney-General to extend the inquiry into youth detention to include youths with disability Media Release A-G extend inquiry Aug 16

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated highlights the urgent need for human rights safeguards to stop the abuse of our most vulnerable

QAI media release on the need for human rights safeguards to protect vulnerable people Media release – Restrictive Practices and Human Rights 27 July 2016 (2)

Extend the scope of the Northern Territory inquiry into youth detention

QAI media release on the Don Dale incident and youth detention Dylan Voller Queensland Aug

Bouquets for State Budget but (show us the money) for Mental Health Act’

QAI media release calling for funding for mental health in the Queensland budget StateBudget2016

Queensland’s injury insurance scheme preserves choice for people with disabilities.

QAI media release on the National Injury Insurance Scheme NIIS release April 16

QAI speaks out against sensationalist and callous reporting of the plight of a Queensland teen with an intellectual disability and mental illness

QAI media release on the media reporting of issues pertaining to people with intellectual disability and mental illness Media Release 16.02.16

A Human Rights Act: What it is and why we need one in Queensland

Article by Emma Phillips and Dan Rogers for Right Now on the need for a Human Rights Act in Queensland: 1494812672-1494409963-HRA article for Right Now