Date: 
Monday 5 December 2016

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 her on stage will be former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce and President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Professor Gillian Triggs.

The awards will also feature a special performance by Indigenous singer and songwriter Archie Roach.

For more information, including a list of nominees, see the Human Rights Awards website: http://hrawards.humanrights.gov.au

EVENT DETAILS

What: 2016 Human Rights Awards
When: Friday 9 December 2016, 12 to 3pm
Where: The Westin Hotel, Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Media contact: Media are welcome to attend the awards. Please contact Georgia Flynn on 0430 366 529 or georgia.flynn@humanrights.gov.au for more information.