I want there to be legal culpability for decisions that affect young people.
The Young People's Rights bill will hold every existing and future piece of legislation to account to protect the rights and welfare of young people.
The Young People's Rights Bill will:
- Mandate a Young People's Impact Statement to accompany every new piece of legislation
- Give young people the legal right to hold governments culpable in court for failure to act in accordance with their rights
- Define minimum standards of care in regulated environments
- Enshrine the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Australian law