"HUMAN RIGHTS - A CHALLENGE FOR AUSTRALIA.": Dr Sev Ozdowski (2002)

Allow me to start in the customary way. I would like to acknowledge the Ngunnawal people who are the traditional custodians of the land we are meeting at. Thank you for your invitation.

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I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land we meet on today. I would like to thank them for allowing me to speak on their country.

A human rights agenda for the Northern Territory (2008)

I begin by paying my respects to the Larrakia peoples, the traditional owners of the land where we gather today. I pay my respects to your elders, to the ancestors and to those who have come before us.

SES Officers Lunch

Why Gender Matters in Public Policy Address given by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Pru Goward at the SES Officers Lunch, Australian Federal Police College, Barton, ACT, 29 October 2004. I'd like to begin by congratulating the women...

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Knowing Bill Jonas as I do, I am immensely re-assured that the burden of reporting on the human rights compliance in this country with respect to Indigenous people has fallen to him. This is not a task for the faint-hearted or the cowardly; nor for...

President speech: ‘A Human Rights Act for Australia’ - Dame Roma Mitchell...

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.

Indigenous Forum, National Mental Health Services Conference (2010)

I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional owners of the land where we meet today, and pay my respects to their elders both past and present.

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There are around 400 million people with disabilities in the Asia and Pacific region.  Over 40 per cent of these people are living in poverty. These people are prevented from accessing entitlements that are available to other members of their...

The DDA and employment of people with a disability

The standard sort of speech that is often delivered by people in my sort of position at this sort of event is a combination of pep talk and pamphlet, with some bits of a law lecture thrown in: telling people with a disability and their advocates...

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.

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