Magda Szubanski to host the 2016 Human Rights Awards

For 30 years, the Human Rights Awards have celebrated the achievements of individuals, organisations and businesses contributing to human rights in Australia.This year, the awards will be hosted by actor Magda Szubanski will host the awards. Joining...
Monday 5 December 2016

Media alert: National Children's Commissioner to appear before Northern...

National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell will appear before the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory on Tuesday 11 October 2016. Commissioner Mitchell is the first witness to appear before...
Monday 10 October 2016

Media Alert: Royal Commission into Juvenile Justice

Media Alert: Royal Commission into Juvenile JusticeWhen: 12pm Tuesday 26 July 2016Where: Australian Human Rights CommissionLevel 3, 175 Pitt St, Sydney NSWWho: Commission President Gillian TriggsSocial Justice Commissioner Mick GoodaChidren's...
Tuesday 26 July 2016

MEDIA LAUNCH- Supporting Working Parents

 Supporting Working Parents – toolkit for employers and employeesDATE             Thursday, 30 July 2015          TIME             0845 for 0900VENUE          Australian Human Rights Commission                    Level 3, 175 Pitt St...
Wednesday 29 July 2015

PUBLIC HEARING TOMORROW IN CANBERRA

National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention 2014Friday22 August, 20149am – 1pmParliament House, Committee Room 2R10900   Opening address by President, Professor Gillian Triggs0915-1100 Minister for Immigration and Border Protection,...
Thursday 21 August 2014

Human Rights Awards presented tonight at MCA in Sydney

What: 2013 Australian Human Rights AwardsWhen: 5:30pm tonightWhere: Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks.Media contact: Dominic O’Grady (02) 9284 9861 or 0419 258 597.Australia’s most inspiring human rights advocates are...
Tuesday 10 December 2013

Commissioner Innes in Hobart May 20-21

Monday, 20 May 2013 Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes will be in Hobart Monday 20th May andTuesday 21st May for two events;- Access to Justice forum for people with disability (Monday)- The 20th Anniversary of the Disability...
Friday 17 May 2013

Twenty Years:Twenty Stories Launch (2013)

Twenty Years:Twenty Stories LaunchGovernor-General, Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO will launch this project to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act.In attendance will be Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes and...
Friday 1 March 2013

Give us a chance to take control - effective Indigenous governance must start...

Give us a chance to take control - effective Indigenous governance must start with us, with our peoples and our communitiesMick Gooda, Social Justice Commissioner with the Australian Human Rights Commission, will launch his 2012 Social Justice and...
Thursday 29 November 2012

National Anti-Racism Strategy Launch (2012)

National Anti-Racism Strategy LaunchFederal Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Helen Szoke will launch the National Anti-Racism Strategy next week alongside the Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management, Nicola Roxon and the Minister...
Monday 20 August 2012

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