Voices in Action: Empowering young people for positive change

Speech given at the CREATE Biannual ConferenceDate: 9.25am, 10 August 2017 at the International Convention Centre, SydneyIntroductionThank you to CREATE Foundation for the invitation to provide an opening address. I too would like to acknowledge the...
Thursday 10 August 2017
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Key Forum on Education, Garma Festival

 Garma Festival 2017June OscarAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice CommissionerAustralian Human Rights CommissionKey Forum on EducationFriday 4 August 2017 Acknowledgements and Intro [Introduction in Bunuba]Yaningi warangira ngindaji...
Friday 4 August 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Creating safety: Building respect, resilience and relationships using children’...

National Suicide Prevention Conference 2017Delivered on Friday 28 July 2017 IntroductionIt’s a pleasure to be invited here today to present at this year’s Suicide Prevention Conference.Before I begin, I would like to acknowledge the Traditional...
Friday 4 August 2017
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Launch of Change the Course: National report on sexual assault and sexual...

  1 August 2017[Check against delivery]I am pleased to launch the Change the course: National report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities. IntroductionThis report marks a huge milestone.For decades, university students...
Tuesday 1 August 2017
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Religion and Rights in a Diverse, Multicultural Community

Lecture Theatre 9, University of Tasmania, Newnham Campus, Newnham Drive, LauncestonCHECK AGAINST DELIVERYAcknowledgementsTraditional owners: Panninher and the Leterrermairrener People.Moderator: Professor Richard Eccleston, Director of the...
Thursday 27 July 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

National Suicide Prevention Conference

Acknowledgements and Intro[Introduction in Bunuba]Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Jagara and Turrbal yani u.   Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji...
Thursday 27 July 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Children and racism

  2017 Castan Centre Human Rights Law Conference The Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Friday 21 July 2017[Check against delivery]Introduction in BunubaJalangurru lanygu balanggarri.Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Boon Wurrung...
Friday 21 July 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Violence, neglect and abuse, UN OEWGA, New York

Thank you Mr/Madam Chair.I am very grateful for the opportunity, as a member of an NHRI, to participate in this panel on violence, neglect and abuse of older people. I speak on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission in my role as Australia...
Monday 17 July 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

#Standwithuswomen March Against Violence

Thank you for the invitation to speak at such an important gathering today. It is amazing to be amongst such an amazing group of Aboriginal women who share the same fire and vision for a life free from violence and full of great hope and potential...
Tuesday 11 July 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Multiculturalism, mental health and the psychology of racism

Speech given to the Western Australian Multicultural Mental Health Forum, PerthCheck against deliveryOur multiculturalism involves a basic idea. That we recognise and celebrate our diversity in cultures. That everyone can be comfortable in their own...
Friday 7 July 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

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