Leadership Council group shot 10 August Melbourne event

Business leaders unite on cultural diversity

PwC Australia chief executive Luke Sayers, EY Oceania chief executive Tony Johnson, and Corrs Chambers Westgarth chief executive John Denton joined Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane, Dr Tien Huynh from RMIT University and author Dr...
Friday 11 August 2017

Nominations closing soon

Time’s running out to get your nomination in for the 2017 Human Rights Awards, with nominations closing next week.We all know someone, or perhaps a business or organisation, that deserves to be recognised for their inspiring work; for their devotion...
Wednesday 9 August 2017
Garma Festival http://www.yyf.com.au/

‘We want our voices heard in Parliament’: Garma 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has told Garma 2017 she is convinced the proposal to enshrine an Indigenous voice to Parliament would address the powerlessness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Friday 4 August 2017
Image of the cover of the change the course report

Report shines a light on universities

The Australian Human Rights Commission today released its landmark report on the nature and extent of sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities.The data in the Change the course report is based on a national survey completed by...
Tuesday 1 August 2017
Aboriginal man, Melbourne street art

Cultural strength is key to suicide prevention

The worst response to suicide within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is to ignore social disadvantage and instead attribute the loss of life to individual failure or weakness.“Addressing the social disadvantage plaguing our...
Monday 31 July 2017