Photo: Prof. Gillian Triggs President Australian Human Rights Commission, Joanne Beckett LexisNexis Managing Director

RightsApp named in Top 20 of Smart 100 Index

RightsApp, the mobile application developed by the Australian Human Rights Commission and LexisNexis, has been named in the Top 20 of the 2017 ‘SMART 100’ Index.The Anthill ‘SMART 100’ Index recognises innovative products that are ‘Australian,...
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Dr Rosalind Croucher

Commission welcomes new President

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the appointment of a new President to replace Professor Gillian Triggs, who departs at the end of July after a five-year term.The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC today announced...
Tuesday 20 June 2017
Image: Courtesy of Department of Defence - Composite image of Afghanistan trip

Conversations on deployment

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has released a report outlining some of the insights she gained from her recent visit to the Middle East region with the Australian Defence Forces (ADF).Commissioner Jenkins was invited to the Middle East...
Monday 19 June 2017
Gillian Triggs, and Padma Raman (ED) of the Australian Human Rights Commission with key staff of Deloitte who worked on the project

‘Magna Carta: The Story of Our Freedom’ wins coveted Good Design Award

The Australian Human Rights Commission and Deloitte Consulting have won the 2017 Good Design Award for best overall digital design for ‘Magna Carta: The Story of Our Freedom.’The Australian Human Rights Commission worked with Deloitte’s Narrative...
Thursday 15 June 2017
Older person in wheelchair

Australia takes steps to end elder abuse

As the world marks Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Commission is reminding all Australians that they have a responsibility to recognise and report elder abuse and neglect in whatever form it's taking place. 
Thursday 15 June 2017

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