Citizens Commission on Human Rights

The Mental Health Watchdog

Australian National Office

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Terms and conditions legal disclosure information notice on a sheet of paper with ballpoint penWelcome to The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) provides website features to you subject to our Disclaimer and Terms and Conditions. If you visit our website at, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions below, do not access this website.

While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that all the information on this website is accurate, CCHR makes no representations and gives no warranties that this information is complete, accurate, reliable, current or suitable for any purpose.

By entering the site, you will be deemed to have released and discharged CCHR Australia, represented by which is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious mental health industry watchdog whose mission is to eradicate abuses committed under the guise of mental health  from all liability (including negligence) for all claims, losses expenses, damages, and costs the user may incur as a result of relying on the information on this site, including liability in respect of any defamatory material that may occur when you click on internal and external links.

By entering the site, you will be assuming all risks associated with the use of this site, including risks to your computer, software or data by any virus which might be transmitted, downloaded or activated via this or an external website and/or its contents. Material, summarised views, standards or recommendations of third parties, which may also be included on this site, do not necessarily reflect the views of CCHR or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

CCHR may vary or modify these Terms and Conditions without notice. Any subsequent access to, or use by you of the website will constitute an acceptance of those modifications. All information on this website is subject to change without notice.

CCHR represented by (, hereby excludes all liability to the extent permissible by law.

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CCHR has no direct control over the content of any linked websites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those websites. Links to external websites are provided in good faith, but it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites. Links to external websites and applications used within websites such as but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those websites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those websites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.  Embedded YouTube players for example include links to and advertising of other videos and products at the commencement or conclusion of each video’s content. This content represents advertising on the part of YouTube and cannot be controlled or removed.

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Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) ABN 83 827 782 128 (CCHR) owns all rights (including all copyright) to written and some video material on this website, unless otherwise indicated. All CCHR documentaries are copyrighted to the Citizens Commission on Human Rights International, 66616 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028 except for documentaries specifically copyrighted to the Australian National Office (Citizens Commission on Human Rights).

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