Chief Justice French of the High Court of Australia

Chief Justice to deliver inaugural race relations lecture

The Hon. Robert French AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, will deliver the inaugural Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture in Sydney on October 22.The Australian Human Rights Commission will be hosting the lecture to mark the 40th anniversary...
Thursday 10 September 2015
Adam Goodes at Racism It Stops With Me filming

“Australia must and can be better than this” - Joint Statement on racism...

Joint Statement on racism directed at Adam Goodes“Australia must and can be better than this”Following the weekend’s events when prominent Aboriginal AFL player and former Australian of the Year, Adam Goodes was booed at every turn during the Swans...
Friday 31 July 2015
Tim Soutphommasane at the National Press Club

Commissioner Soutphommasane warns of deterioration in community harmony

Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane has warned of emerging threats to social cohesion and "serious concerns" about a "deterioration of community harmony".The comments were made in his address to the National Press Club in Canberra...
Tuesday 7 July 2015
Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane

National Press Club Address: Dr Tim Soutphommasane

There's less than one week to go until Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane delivers his address to the National Press Club in Canberra.Since assuming his role, Dr Tim Soutphommasane has been a forthright advocate for racial...
Thursday 2 July 2015
Dr Tim Soutphommasane at the launch of NGA15

Promoting social cohesion in local communities

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released Australia’s first comprehensive guide for local government to help build strong, socially cohesive communities.
Wednesday 17 June 2015

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