About the Project
The Australian Human Rights Commission is Australia’s national human rights institution. The Commission is independent and impartial. It aims to promote and protect human rights in Australia.
The Final Report aims to foster a deeper understanding of the human rights implications for Australia of new and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence.
The Human Rights and Technology
Final Report includes
And was informed by:
national survey participants
Expert Reference Group
An Expert Reference Group supported this Project and Final Report. A diverse group of leading experts from technology, law, science and academia advised the Commission on the Project strategy, consultation process and recommendations.
Former Director, Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO AC
Governor of New South Wales
Prof. Genevieve Bell
Director, 3A Institute, Australian National University
Dr Tobias Feakin
Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology, DFAT
Dr Alan Finkel AO
Chief Scientist of Australia (2016-2020)
Executive Director, Social Justice, UTS
Prof. Peter Leonard
Principal, Data Synergies
Global Head of Pro Bono, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Senior Digital System Specialist - Accessibility, Telstra
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Executive General Manager - Regulatory Compliance, LexisNexis Australia
Dr Toby Walsh
Professor of AI, UNSW and Data61
Major project partners
Four major partners have supported this Project through their expertise, financial and in-kind resources.