Australia

Next review: 2026

Timeline for UPR engagement in the current cycle

Review phasei
Close
From the date of the Working Group session until the Adoption outcome report (approximately 4- 6 months)
Follow up phasei
Close
Approximately 3 years starting from the Adoption of the outcome reports
National consultations and drafting phasei
Close
1 year before the next Working Group
Advocacy phasei
Close
Other Stakeholders Report deadline until Working group session (approximately 7 months)
UPR Working Group
01-2021
Adoption outcome report
07-2021
Stakeholders report deadline
06-2025
National report deadline
10-2025
Pre session
12-2025
UPR Working Group
01-2026

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/37/AUS/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/37/AUS/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/37/AUS/3

Civil society and other submissions

Civil society and other submissions

PS 37 Indigenous Peoples Organisation Factsheet
PS 37 Stmt Australian Human Rights Commission
PS 37 Stmt Australian NGO Coalition
PS 37 Stmt Environmental Defenders Office
PS 37 Stmt Indigenous Peoples Organisation
PS 37 Stmt NATSILS
PS 37 Stmt Refugee Council of Australia

NHRI submissions

AHRC - Australian Human Rights Commission

NGO submissions

AI - Amnesty International
ASA - Anti-Slavery Australia
CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation
ECLJ - European Centre for Law and Justice
FMSI - Marist International Solidarity Foundation
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
HR4A - Human Rights for All
HRW - Human Rights Watch
JAI - Just Atonement Inc
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS10 - Joint Submission 10
JS11 - Joint Submission 11
JS12 - Joint Submission 12
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
JS6 - Joint Submission 6
JS7 - Joint Submission 7
JS8 - Joint Submission 8
JS9 - Joint Submission 9
LCA - Law Council of Australia
ODVV - Organization for Defending Victim of Violence
SHRL - Stockholm Human Rights Lab
WILPF Australia - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Australia

UN Agencies submissions

UNHCR Submission

Review in the Working Group

Questions written in advance

Advanced Questions
Advanced Questions - 1

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/47/8

Addendum

A/HRC/47/8/Add.1

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/23/AUS/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/23/AUS/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/23/AUS/3

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

AHRC - Australian Human Rights Commission
AHRC - Australian Human Rights Commission - Annex

Annex NHRI submissions

AHRC - Australian Human Rights Commission - Annex

NGO submissions

ADF International - ADF International
AI - Amnesty International
Congress - National Congress of Australia's First Peoples
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
HRW - Human Rights Watch
ICJ - International Commission of Jurists
ISHR - International Service for Human Rights
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS2 - Joint Submission 2 - Annex
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS3 - Joint Submission 3 - Annex
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
JS5 - Joint Submission 5 - Annex
KALT - Kaurareg Aboriginal Land Trust
KALT - Kaurareg Aboriginal Land Trust - Annex
LCA - Law Council of Australia
National Seniors - National Seniors Australia
NATSILS - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS)
NATSILS - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) - Annex
ODVV - Organization for Defending Victim of Violence
RCOA - Refugee Council of Australia
RCOA - Refugee Council of Australia - Annex
STPI - Society for Threatened Peoples International
WILPF - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
WVA - World Vision Australia

Annex NGO submissions

JS2 - Joint Submission 2 - Annex
JS3 - Joint Submission 3 - Annex
JS5 - Joint Submission 5 - Annex
KALT - Kaurareg Aboriginal Land Trust - Annex
NATSILS - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) - Annex
RCOA - Refugee Council of Australia - Annex

UN Agencies submissions

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/23/L.11

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/31/14

Addendum

A/HRC/31/14/Add.1
A/HRC/31/14/Corr.1

Corrigendum Addendum

A/HRC/31/14/Corr.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/31/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its thirty-first session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Australia

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

AI - Amnesty International
Australian National Human Rights Commission
Edmund Rice International (Joint Statement)
Franciscans International
Human Rights Watch
International Lesbian and Gay Association
National Association of Community Legal Centres
Pan-African Union for Science and Technology
Sisters of Mercy (Joint Statement)

Civil Society Materials

Follow-up statement by other stakeholders

Follow-up statement by other stakeholders

Oral statement by the Australian Human Rights Commission (March 2013)
Oral statement by the Australian Human Rights Commission (March 2014)
Oral statement by the Human Rights Law Center (Sept 2014)
Oral statement by the Human Rights Law Centre (June 2013)
Written statement by the Australian Human Rights Commission (March 2014)
Written statement by the Human Rights Law Centre (2012)

Follow-up

Civil society and other mid-term reports

Australian Human Rights Commission's (AHRC) UPR Progress Report (2012)
Australian Human Rights Commission's (AHRC) UPR Progress Report (2013)
Australian Human Rights Commission's (AHRC) UPR Progress Report (2014)

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/10/AUS/1

Corrigendum National report

A/HRC/WG.6/10/AUS/1 - Corrigendum

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/10/AUS/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/10/AUS/3

Follow-up

Follow-up

Oral statement by the Australian Human Rights Commission (March 2013)
Oral statement by the Australian Human Rights Commission (March 2014)
Oral statement by the Human Rights Law Center (Sept 2014)
Oral statement by the Human Rights Law Centre (June 2013)
Written statement by the Australian Human Rights Commission (March 2014)
Written statement by the Human Rights Law Centre (2012)

Mid-term Implementation Assessment

UPR Info's Mid-term Implementation Assessment

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

AHRC - Australian Human Rights Commission
AHRC - Australian Human Rights Commission - Annex

Annex NHRI submissions

AHRC - Australian Human Rights Commission - Annex

NGO submissions

ACAN - Australian Corporate Accountability Network
ACSJC - Australian Catholic Social Justice Council
AI - Amnesty International
GCI - Gender Centre Inc
GIECPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
IPA - International Presentation Association
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
Oceania HR
RCOA - Refugee Council of Australia
WVA - World Vision Australia

UN Agencies submissions

UNHCR - UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/10/L.8

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Questions written in advance additional

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/17/10

Addendum

A/HRC/17/10/Add.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/17/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its seventeenth session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Australia

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Amnesty International
Australian Human Rights Commission
Franciscans International
Human Rights Watch
ILGA - Europe
Indian Council of South America
Islamic Human Rights Commision
RADDHO
Save the Children
Sudwind
The National Association of Community Legal Centers Inc.
World Association for the School as an Instrument of Peace

Written statements by other stakeholders (adoption)

Amnesty International
National Association of Community Legal Centres