NSW Council for Civil Liberties

Service Description

Voluntary watch dog organisation for civil liberties and human rights. Looks into upcoming legislation and lobby for changes to be made to existing laws to improve people's civil liberties. Advocates against infringement of these rights and the abuse of power by government, its agencies and others. Interests include National Security and Counterterrorism, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, Freedom of Speech, Censorship, Privacy and Data Retention, Criminal Justice, Police Powers and Mental Health, and Civil and Human Rights.

Hours of Operation

Various

Accessibility

Referral System

Anyone may contact, office not open to the public-email or post contact only.

Service Fees

Memberships available

Languages (other than English)

English

Organisational Information

Area Served

NSW

Parent Organisation

NSW Council for Civil Liberties

Postal Address

PO Box A1386

Sydney South

NSW

2000

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Yes, also intern programs

Other Contacts

Advice on complaints must be in writing- complaints@nswccl.org.au. Legal advice and investigation of individual matters is not provided. CCL may offer support for court cases which involve significant civil liverties principles and may have value as a test case.

Last Updated: 20 April 2018

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