Reports to United Nations bodies

Current status of Australia's reports on human rights
Treaty Last report lodged Next report due Last appearance before treaty committee
Convention Against Torture 4th periodic report lodged on 7 April 2005 August 2012 4th periodic report considered by the Committee Against Torture 29-30 April 2008 at its 40th session
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 5th periodic report lodged on 25 July 2007 To be advised. Australia has accepted the HRC’s new alternative process: the ‘List of Issues Prior to Reporting’ and awaits the adoption of a list of issues by the HRC. 5th periodic report considered by the Human Rights Committee in March 2009 at its 95th session
Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Combined 6th and 7th periodic reports lodged on 25 July 2007 July 2014 6th and 7th periodic reports considered by the CEDAW Committee in July 2010 at its 46th session
Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 15th, 16th and 17th periodic reports lodged in December 2009 October 2012 15th, 16th and 17th periodic reports considered by the CERD Committee in Augsut 2010 at its 77th session
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 4th report lodged on 25 July 2007. July 2014 4th periodic report considered by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in May 2009 at its 42nd session.
Convention on the Rights of Children 4th periodic report lodged in October 2008 Not yet scheduled. 4th report considered by the CRC Committee in June 2012
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Initial report lodges on 3 December 2010 Not yet scheduled.

Last Updated: 1 October 2014