Queensland Council for Civil Liberties (QCCL )
The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties is a voluntary organisation concerned with the protection of individual rights and civil liberties. Our aims are to:
- Be vigilant in matters affecting civil liberties and to safeguard and develop respect for human rights and freedoms,
- Educate and provide information about threats to, and the abuse of, rights and liberties and to foster the study of legal and human rights,
- Seek solutions to problems related to civil liberties, including prison reform, censorship and rights of minority groups,
- Provide, when necessary, neutral observers at marches and demonstrations.
QCCL performs the following activities
- Makes submissions to governments, inquiries or relevant authorities
- Issues press releases on relevant issues and encourages public debate
- Supports publication of books and pamphlets on relevant subjects
- Address groups by invitation
- Organises lectures and seminars
The QCCL invites you to become a member.
QCCL has authorised the establishment of a forum for members to exchange views and post news. Although the views expressed will sometimes align with those of QCCL, they are not endorsed by QCCL. The forum is independently funded by advertising. You may access it here.
On 18 April 2012 QCCL is hosting a seminar ‘Who Watches Google, While They Watch You – Online Privacy in the Information Age’. You can find the flyer here.
Photos of 40th Anniversary Dinner
Australian Council for Civil Liberties (ACCL)
This site hosts
ACCL documents and press releases. The current ACCL President is
Terry OGorman, who is also the Vice President of QCCL. The
ACCL is an umbrella organisation for the civil liberties councils
of Queensland, NSW and Victoria, which enables these councils to
speak with one voice on matters of national importance.