2011 News: Without inclusion policies LGBTIQ domestic violence will continue

Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, has called for greater inclusion of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, intersex and queer in domestic violence responses.
Friday 16 September 2011

2011 News: Need to reform immigration detention system

Australia’s system of mandatory, prolonged and indefinite detention should be reformed, the  Australian Human Rights Commission has said in its submission to the Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Immigration Detention Network.
Wednesday 14 September 2011

2011 News: Declaration should be fully implemented

Four years ago today the United Nations acted on almost 30 years of advocacy by Indigenous Peoples around the world and adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Tuesday 13 September 2011

2011 News: Government should not revive Malaysian agreement

The Commission has expressed its concern that the Migration Act and the Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act will be amended to enable third-country processing of asylum seekers.
Monday 12 September 2011

2011 News: Deadline extended by one week

“We have had a run of nominations come in late last week and thought a one week extension would help those who have struggled to meet this year’s earlier  deadline,” Ms Branson said.
Monday 12 September 2011