Tasmanian Election Candidate Survey 2018

In the lead up to the Tasmanian State Election 2018, the Tasmanian Human Rights Act campaign surveyed all candidates about their support for a human rights act for Tasmania. 

All six parties and the individual candidates contesting the State Election were contacted in writing and asked whether they supported a Tasmanian Human Rights Act as recommended by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute.

Three of the six parties responded to the survey.

The key aspect of each of the political party responses were as follows:

[Postscript - since the close of the survey T4T-Tasmanians 4 Tasmania also responded expressing support for a Tasmanian Human Rights Act]

The Greens Tasmania

"The Greens will legislate a Charter of Human Rights"

The detailed response, provided on behalf of all candidates, can be accessed through the following link:

Labor Party Tasmania

"Labor will commit to a Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities for
Tasmanians."

The detailed response, provided on behalf of all candidates, as well as individual candidate responses can be accessed through the following link:

Liberal Party Tasmania

"The Tasmanian Liberals do not support the introduction of a Tasmanian Human Rights Act."

The detailed response, provided on behalf of all candidates, can be accessed through the following link: