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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.

Speech: Research hopes to offer insight into experiences of African Australians...

‘Everyday People Everyday Rights’ Victorian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s Human Rights Conference Melbourne Park Function Centre Batman Ave, Melbourne

Speech: Indigenous Issues in the Durban Review (2009)

In September 2001, after a gap of 18 years the United Nations finally held the third World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in Durban, South Africa.

Pod Rights transcript - Episode 4

Graeme Innes:  Hello and welcome to Pod Rights – a series of podcasts from the Australian Human Rights Commission.  I am Graeme Innes, the disability and race discrimination Commissioner.  In this podcast, we will hear an outside perspective of the...

Developing a Culture of Human Rights: Education, Public Awareness and Active...

The Australian Human Rights Commission supports a Human Rights Act for Australia.  It would set out in a single document the human rights that all people in Australia are entitled to enjoy, and the responsibilities we have to respect the rights of...

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Thank you AMTA for support in attending the first meeting of the TEITAC Committee, held from Sep 27-29 at the National Science Foundation in Arlington Virginia, near Washington. While in Washington I also had a meeting with the Telecommunications...

Is there merit in quotas? The Australian context

I want to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the traditional land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. I pay my deepest respects to their elders past and present.

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Thank you for joining me here today to launch the Social Justice Report and Native Title Report for 2005. Both reports were tabled in the federal Parliament 6 weeks ago on 14 February 2006.

THE RECONCILIATION IMPERATIVE

When asked last year to give this address I was very pleased. I realised it would coincide with the 25th anniversary of my own graduation, this month in 1975, in this same Great Hall. On that occasion the address was given by the then Prime Minister...

Women with Disabilities

1. I wish to begin by quoting a wonderful woman who had enormous impact on me. Her honesty about her own struggle was admirable and taught me much about life. Women with disabilities suffer from the double-burden of being a woman in our persistently...

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