• 1. 
    What is the role of the Queensland Council for Civil Liberties?

  • ensures that all Queenslanders enjoy human rights
  • provides advocacy for human rights issues
  • provides a forum to build awareness and seek solutions for human rights
  • All of above
  • 2. 
    Where is the Statement of Compatibility (SOC) and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights (PJCHR)

  • Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)
  • Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld)
  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 (Cth)
  • Migration Act 1958 (Cth)
  • 3. 
    Committal proceedings take place in the...

  • Magistrates' Court
  • County Court
  • Supreme Court (Trial Division)
  • Supreme Court (Court of Appeal)
  • 4. 
    Section 88A of the Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1948 requires a landlord when selling a protected tenant dwelling to:

  • get approval from NCAT first.
  • offer the tenant a discount to purchase the dwelling.
  • offer the tenant to purchase first.
  • offer the dwelling for sale for private treaty or auction.
  • 5. 
    Statement 1: A tenant paying rent substantially below market rent is a possible protected tenant.Statement 2: An 18 year old person raised in Wagga Wagga just moving into a heritage listed terrace in Redfern is a possible protected tenant.

  • Both statements are true.
  • Both statements are false.
  • Statement 1 is true, statement 2 is false.
  • Statement 1 is false, statement 2 is true.
  • 6. 
    How does the separation of powers relate to human rights legislation in Australia?

  • The judiciary amends the legislation
  • The executive applies the legislation
  • The legislature interprets the legislation
  • The Governor¬≠General reviews the legislation
  • 7. 
    A plea negotiation may be appropriate when...

  • The prosecution is confident they'll win at trial
  • The accused is willing to plead not guilty
  • A long trial is likely
  • The accused is uncooperative
  • 8. 
    Sentence indications are available for summary and indictable offences

  • True
  • False
  • 9. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Universal suffrage refers to the right of all adults to vote in government elections.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    Can the High Court of Australia establish enforceable human rights?

  • Yes. Constitutional interpretation permits this.
  • Yes. The Constitution expressly authorises this.
  • No. The division of powers does not allow this
  • No. The separation of powers does not permit this
  • 11. 
    What is the aim of Amnesty International?

  • provide a platform to promote information for awareness and rally support for change
  • advocates on behalf of those whose human rights are infringed
  • take peoples human rights infringements to the government
  • Both A & B
  • 12. 
    Human rights are best protected in Australia when they are

  • subject to media attention.
  • incorporated into legislation
  • incorporated into the common law.
  • supported by non-government organisations.
  • 13. 
    The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is an example of which of the following?

  • A statute
  • A treaty
  • Common law
  • Customary law
  • 14. 
    Statement 1: No new protected tenancies have been created since 1 January 1986.Statement 2: It is illegal to lock out a protected tenant.

  • Both statements are true.
  • Both statements are false.
  • Statement 1 is true, statement 2 is false.
  • Statement 1 is false, statement 2 is true.
  • 15. 
    The right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion comes under which category of human rights?

  • Cultural, social and economic rights
  • Collective rights
  • Civil and political rights
  • Third generation rights
  • 16. 
    An Australian citizen is unable to achieve a remedy in the Australian court system. The United Nations Human Rights Council agrees to hear the case and recommends a remedy. Which of the following statements regarding the recommendation is correct?

  • It will be binding on an Australian court
  • It will become an international legal precedent.
  • It will place pressure on the Australian government to act.
  • The Australian government must follow the recommendation.
  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a reason why international laws are sometimes ineffective when protecting human rights?

  • International laws are considered 'hard' law
  • They raise awareness
  • There are too many violations globally
  • Not all countries are party to human rights treaties
  • 18. 
    For a protected tenant which legal mechamism is likely to help them get repairs done?

  • complaining to the Anti-Discrimination Board NSW
  • complaining to the state government
  • complaining to the local council
  • complaining to the United Nations
  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not a right of the victim?

  • To influence the sanction given
  • To be informed about the proceedings
  • To be informed of the likely release date of the accused
  • To give evidence as a vulnerable witness
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