Race Discrimination Commissioner calls for racially abusive pages to be deleted

Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Helen Szoke has warned that a Facebook page filled with racially abusive messages about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people could be a breach of the Racial Discrimination Act.
Thursday 9 August 2012

Racism at the Olympics

If I am going to be treated differently simply on the basis of where I was born, or the colour of my skin, things that I cannot control, then it is going to make me feel bad about myself.
Tuesday 31 July 2012

Keep racism out of EMA debate

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner has expressed disappointment at the tone of the debate about the government’s new Enterprise Migration Agreements.
Thursday 31 May 2012

Let's get talking about racism (2012 News)

Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Helen Szoke has called on all Australians to play their part in the development of a National Anti-Racism Strategy for the country. The Government’s National Anti-Racism Partnership, led by Dr Szoke, today...
Friday 30 March 2012

Celebrate and Reflect on Harmony Day (2012 News)

As the nation celebrates Harmony Day and marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Helen Szoke is calling upon all Australians to battle racism in the community. “Today...
Wednesday 21 March 2012