Australian Lawyers for Human Rights Inc (ALHR) was established in 1993, and incorporated as an association in NSW in 1998 (ABN 76 329 114 323).
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights is an association of legal professionals active in practising and promoting awareness of international human rights standards in Australia.
ALHR has a national membership of over 2,600 Australian lawyers, barristers, judicial officers, legal academics and law students, with active National, State and Territory committees.
ALHR seeks to utilise its extensive experience and expertise in the principles and practice of international law and human rights law in Australia in order to:
Through the provision of training, education, publications, CLE courses, conferences, seminars, mentoring and internships, ALHR assists members to continue to develop their knowledge of human rights law and incorporate human rights principles into their areas of legal practice in Australia.