Mardi Gras 2017

Human rights for LGBTI people: still much to do

The Australian Human Rights Commission acknowledges International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on 17 May 2017.“International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia is an important opportunity to reflect on...
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Pat Turner, Close the Gap

Indigenous health funding not enough to Close the Gap

Indigenous health representatives met in Canberra this week to consider the Federal Government’s 2017 budget, with Close the Gap Campaign Co-Chair Dr Jackie Huggins reflecting disappointment in the figures.“More investment is needed to close the...
Thursday 11 May 2017
Close the Gap 2017

Prioritise Indigenous health in May budget, Government urged

The Close the Gap campaign calls on the Federal Government to prioritise Indigenous health in its May 2017 budget.The Campaign's 2017 Budget Position paper lists nine priorities that will help close the gap in health inequality for Aboriginal and...
Sunday 7 May 2017
Multigenerational Aboriginal family - IStock photo

Statement by Commissioner June Oscar to UN Forum

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has delivered a statement on the empowerment of Indigenous women to the United Nations Permanent Forum."I would like to acknowledge the custodians of the land we are...
Thursday 4 May 2017
Kate at podium in front of HRC banner

Setting the record straight: Statement from Sex Discrimination Commissioner...

Today’s News Ltd report does not accurately reflect the Australian Human Rights Commission's position on steps that we should take to improve gender balance in the workforce.Earlier this year, the Australian Human Rights Commission made a submission...
Monday 1 May 2017

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