Racism, denial and false narratives

National Advancing Community Cohesion conferenceWestern Sydney University, Parramatta, Sydney22 November 2017Check against deliveryI acknowledge the Darug people as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. May I also acknowledge Dr Sev...
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

2017 Narrm Oration

   2017 Narrm Oration Resilience and Reconstruction: the agency of women in rebuilding strong families, communities and organisationsThe University of MelbourneJune OscarAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice CommissionerAustralian...
Thursday 16 November 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

13th Australasian Injury Prevention Network Conference

 The 13th Australasian Injury Prevention Network ConferenceDate: Monday, 13th November 20171. Acknowledgments Good morning everyone.Thank you Rebecca for the introduction. It’s a pleasure to be invited to present at this year’s Australasian Injury...
Monday 13 November 2017
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Moral psychology and racism

Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency,Values and Ethics Annual Public LectureThursday 9 November 2017Edited transcriptHow do we respond to racism? This is a question I am often asked, and one that I reflect on everyday in my work. What,...
Thursday 9 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Practical Justice Initiative - Indigenous Lecture Series

  Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture SeriesUniversity of New South WalesJune OscarAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice CommissionerAustralian Human Rights CommissionThursday 9 November 2017Acknowledgements [Introduction...
Thursday 9 November 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Institutional racism

Keynote speech at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation’s Institutional Racism conference1 November 2017, MelbourneEdited transcriptTo Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Gary Smith, thank you for the welcome, and thank you...
Wednesday 1 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Introductory remarks at Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture 2017

Welcome to the Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture 2017. The lecture is an annual event of the Australian Human Rights Commission, providing an opportunity for reflection on the state of race relations.Tonight’s lecture, the third such lecture, honours the...
Tuesday 31 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Rural and Remote Mental Health Conference 2017

 Notre Dame University,88 Guy Street, BroomeJune OscarAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice CommissionerAustralian Human Rights CommissionFriday 27 October 2017Acknowledgements[Introduction in Bunuba]Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa...
Friday 27 October 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Ahead of the Game: Recognising the Opportunities of our Ageing Population

IntroductionToday I would like to talk about the opportunities of our ageing population. I think it is fair to say that ageing tends to have a relatively low profile in conversations about diversity and opportunity. At times, compared with other...
Tuesday 17 October 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

National Human Rights Commissions — what’s the point?

 International Bar AssociationSection on Public and Professional Interests12 October 2017SydneybyEmeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AMPresident, Australian Human Rights Commission [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] ACKNOWLEDGMENTSAs the Head...
Thursday 12 October 2017
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

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