Populism, anxiety and race

Keynote speech to Australian Political Studies Association conference, MelbourneCheck against delivery  The American political sociologist Barrington Moore once said, ‘No bourgeoisie, no democracy.’ We are now seeing that formula being put through...
Monday 25 September 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Keynote Address - Military Pride Ball 2017

Military Pride Ball - Keynote Speech Check against deliveryIntroductionAcknowledgements• Thank you, James and Ellen, for your kind introduction.• Traditional owners: the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation and to pay my respects to their elders past...
Saturday 23 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Making detention safe and humane: can we grasp a once-in-a-generation...

Making detention safe and humane: can we grasp a once-in-a-generation opportunity?Austin Asche OrationAustralian Academy of Law and Charles Darwin UniversityNitmiluk Lounge, Level 4, Parliament House, Darwin 5pm, 19 September 2017CHECK AGAINST...
Tuesday 19 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Chief Executive Women’s Annual Dinner 2017

Jalangurru maningga balanggarri (good evening everyone).Bilimi ingirranggu, ngindaji thangani ganinyi . I will share with you how I came to be here tonight.Wendy McCarthy ingga ngayaginma jurali, wilawunbu ngindaji yani.Gudu gudu limi nhi, nginyjaga...
Tuesday 19 September 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Elder Financial Abuse—Insights from the ALRC's Elder Abuse Inquiry

n 2002, the World Health Organization said that preventing elder abuse in an ageing world is ‘everybody’s business’.[1] In finishing our report, Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response, we wanted to make this ‘everybody’s responsibility’
Sunday 17 September 2017
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Affinity Intercultural Foundation

Affinity Intercultural FoundationLunch time lecture“Will you still need me”Thursday 14 September 2017Event 11:30am – 2:00pm(Check against delivery)Affinity Intercultural FoundationSuite 501, Level 5, 51-57 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000Acknowledge...
Thursday 14 September 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Future of Work Series: You can’t change what you can’t see

Audrey Page & AssociatesFuture of Work Series: You can’t change what you can’t seeWednesday 13 September 2017Event start: 6pm for 6:30pm(Check against delivery)10-12 Kensington St, Chippendale NSW 2000IntroductionsAcknowledge traditional owners...
Wednesday 13 September 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

10th Anniversary of the UN General Assembly adopting the UN Declaration on the...

[Introduction in Bunuba]Jalangurru garrwarri balanggarri.Good afternoon everyone.Thank you Violet Sheridan for your warm welcome to country.I would like to begin by acknowledging your people, the Ngunnawal people, the Traditional Owners of the land...
Wednesday 13 September 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

The Annual David Simmons Address

The Annual David Simmons Address - CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYAustralian Association of Gerontology (AAG) and National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)Ageing and AdvocacyThursday 31 August 2017Event 3:00pm to 4:30pmSpeech start: 3:30pmSpeak for 45 min...
Thursday 31 August 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

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

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