Social and economic justice
Promote the social inclusion of disadvantaged people of Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in projects that lead to local control of enterprises that have social, economic and environmental objectives.
We recognise the importance of human rights, and understand that rights have associated responsibilities shared by people who espouse an inclusive civil and democratic society.
We each have the right to be told the truth, to be treated with dignity and to be accorded respect for our human integrity.
We all have the responsibility to behave morally and to contribute to social values.
We each have the right to be treated as a whole, valued individual.
We all have the responsibility to treat others equitably without the threat of racial, sexual or physical abuse, irrespective of income, ability or status.
We each have the right to material sustenance and physical wellbeing.
We all have the responsibility to practise sustainable use of the world’s natural resources.
We each have the right of access to community services including online information services, without discrimination on the grounds of income, ability or location.
We all have the responsibility to be inclusive and encourage access to information and ideas including to online information services.
We each have the right to education and skills development to enable full community participation.
We all have the responsibility to ensure that those most disadvantaged in the community, including women, the elderly, the poor, the unemployed and those with disabilities are empowered to take control of their lives.
We each have the right of access to the latest ideas relevant to our lives.
We all have the responsibility to promote innovation and the exploration of ideas in order to encourage happy and effective lives.