Date: 
Tuesday 10 December 2013

What: 2013 Australian Human Rights Awards
When: 5:30pm tonight
Where: 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 celebrated tonight at the 2013 Human Rights Awards.

Ian Thorpe, who won the 2012 Human Rights Medal for his work with Indigenous children, will present the 2013 Medal to this year’s winner.

Joining him on stage will be The Chaser’s Craig Reucassel as MC, and Human Rights Commission President, Professor Gillian Triggs.

The event includes a tribute to Nelson Mandela. More details at http://hrawards.humanrights.gov.au