This booklet, Know Your Human Rigths – A Guide to the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld), is an easy English guide to the Queensland human rights legislation, which came into effect on 1 January 2020. The booklet covers what human rights are, what human rights are protected by the Act, who has human rights, who has to respect human rights, how human rights are breached and what to do if you feel your human rights have been breached.

Illustrations for the booklet were done by Cartoonist and Illustrator, Simon Kneebone and QAI would like to acknowledge his great talent and thank him for bringing this publication to life!

You can view the full PDF version of the booklet at the link below. If you would like a hard copy version of the booklet please contact our office on 07 3844 4200 or

You can view the booklet at the links below:

PDF version of booklet

Word version of booklet

QAI would also like to extend our thanks to the Department of Social Services for providing the funding to make this publication possible as well as our Patron, His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland.