"Asylum Seekers": Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM (2002)

Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the Worimi people who are the traditional owners of this land and a timely reminder that we are all immigrants to this vast continent.

Launch of the Social Justice Report 2009 and the Native Title Report 2009 (2010)

Good morning, I would like to begin by paying my respects to the Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation, the traditional owners of the land where we gather today. I pay my respects to your elders past and present. And thank you, Allen Madden, for your...

The UN Convention, the rights of people with disabilities and domestic violence

Diverse and inclusive practice: Redrawing the boundaries Domestic Violence, Disability and Cultural Safety National Forum Brighton-Le-Sands, NSW, 8 - 9 November 2007

Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference

1. Mark Wooden, "The Changing Labour Market and its Impact on Work and Employment Relations" in Working Futures: The Changing Nature of Work and Employment Relations in Australia, (eds) Ron Callus and Russell D Lansbury, The Federation Press, Sydney...

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I accepted the invitation to make this Oration and come here tonight with some trepidation: The person being honoured tonight, Dame Roma Mitchell, was the first federal Human Rights Commissioner and this is the territory that has known the powers of...

World Mental Health Day Address

Thank you for the opportunity to speak here today, World Mental Health Day. I am very pleased that World Mental Health Day this year is dedicated to the theme Human Rights and Mental Health. This theme recognises that mental health issues are human...

‘International Women’s Day: Celebrating the achievements and looking to the...

Your Excellency, honourable guests, ladies and gentlemen good evening. It is a great pleasure to be with you tonight to celebrate 100 years of International Women’s Day.

President speech: NSW Young Lawyers

I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respect to their elders past and present.

Pod Rights 2012: Episode 5: National Anti-Racism Strategy

Graeme Innes: Hello and welcome to Pod Rights, a series of podcasts from the Australian Human Rights Commission.  I'm Graeme Innes, the Disability Discrimination Commissioner.

Twenty years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody -...

The forum will consider how prison conditions can be improved through standards and human rights mechanisms, such as the Optional Protocol on the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT). It will also focus on preventing imprisonment through Justice...

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