Listening report released

29 November 2022

The Minister for Human Rights Tara Cheyne has today released a Listening report summarising community and stakeholder feedback on the how a right to a healthy environment could be included in the Human Rights Act 2004 and what the content of the right could be.

The Listening report can be found on the YourSay page here.


Photo by Gabrielle McKinnon

As outlined in the report, there was strong community support in feedback received for amending the Act to recognise a right to healthy environment.

Twenty-two written submissions and 18 survey responses were received through YourSay during the consultation period.