Australians Of The Year - Inspiring Change In Human Rights - 6 speakers: Deng Adut, Andrea Mason, Gillian Triggs, Yasmin Khan, Jason Ball, Kumi Taguchi

2017 Australians of the Year: inspiring change in human rights

Four remarkable Australians will discuss human rights at Sydney’s Town Hall next month.  They’ll be discussing how to bring Australians together around a range of hotly debated social issues.The evening will be hosted by ABC’s Kumi Taguchi –...
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Mardi Gras 2017

Human rights for LGBTI people: still much to do

The Australian Human Rights Commission acknowledges International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on 17 May 2017.“International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia is an important opportunity to reflect on...
Wednesday 17 May 2017

Launch of Respecting Elders: Support and Conflict Resolution Services

The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO delivered the keynote address at the launch of the Respecting Elders: Support and Conflict Resolution Services.  The new service will be delivered by FMC Mediation and Counselling in partnership with Seniors Rights...
Thursday 11 May 2017
Pat Turner, Close the Gap

Indigenous health funding not enough to Close the Gap

Indigenous health representatives met in Canberra this week to consider the Federal Government’s 2017 budget, with Close the Gap Campaign Co-Chair Dr Jackie Huggins reflecting disappointment in the figures.“More investment is needed to close the...
Thursday 11 May 2017
Close the Gap 2017

Prioritise Indigenous health in May budget, Government urged

The Close the Gap campaign calls on the Federal Government to prioritise Indigenous health in its May 2017 budget.The Campaign's 2017 Budget Position paper lists nine priorities that will help close the gap in health inequality for Aboriginal and...
Sunday 7 May 2017
Multigenerational Aboriginal family - IStock photo

Statement by Commissioner June Oscar to UN Forum

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has delivered a statement on the empowerment of Indigenous women to the United Nations Permanent Forum."I would like to acknowledge the custodians of the land we are...
Thursday 4 May 2017

Mature Aged Workers

The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO delivered the keynote address at The Australian Industry Group's 2017 PIR (Policy Influence Reform) Conference on 2 May 2017 in Canberra.The PIR Conference is a leading forum for senior industry people to meet and discuss...
Tuesday 2 May 2017

Exploring the potential of our ageing workforce

Speech given at the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) Inclusion and Diversity Conference 2017.AHRI is the national association representing human resource and people management.Commissioner Patterson AO addressed the issue of age...
Monday 1 May 2017
Kate at podium in front of HRC banner

Setting the record straight: Statement from Sex Discrimination Commissioner...

Today’s News Ltd report does not accurately reflect the Australian Human Rights Commission's position on steps that we should take to improve gender balance in the workforce.Earlier this year, the Australian Human Rights Commission made a submission...
Monday 1 May 2017

e-bulletin, 1 May 2017

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Monday 1 May 2017

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