Striking the balance with work and family in rural Australia

In reality however rural and regional Australia is a significant employer of Australian women, and the two million women in regional and rural Australia contribute to their local communities and local economies while caring for their families....

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On behalf of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, I would like to welcome you to this workshop on the recognition of Aboriginal Customary Law.

Violence against women with a disability in rural Australia

Good afternoon distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. It is my great pleasure to be speaking at this side event as a representative of the Australian Government Delegation to the UN Commission on Status of Women 56th session.

President speech: The National Human Rights Consultation: Outcomes

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

Pod Rights 2012: Episode 1 : Constitutional recognition of Indigenous peoples

Graeme Innes: Hello and welcome to the first Pod Rights for 2012. This is a series of podcasts from the Australian Human Rights Commission. I am Graeme Innes, the disability discrimination commissioner.


(These are speaking notes used by the Commissioner at a series of events in all Australian capitals as well as Alice Spings through March 2003. Speeches as delivered included acknowledgement of State and Territory anti-discrimination colleauges co-...

6th Women and Labour Conference

My talk will focus on the trends that can be drawn from recent data on complaints lodged at HREOC under the Sex Discrimination Act (SDA) and the issues these raise.

Social Justice; HREOC and Indigenous Education

Where: Australian College of Educators (the Boardroom) James Darling House 42 Geils Court Deakin, Canberra When: Saturday May 17 Time: 11.00am for 11.30am (see appendix 1)

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I'm sure I'm not the only one here that's excited that we're six days into a 44 day period in which there will be 25 days of ashes test cricket.  I'm a happy man.

Speeches on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Issues

Speeches on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Issues Click here to visit the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice section