Composite of photos of Young People's Human Rights Medal finalists 2017

2017 Young People's Medal finalists announced

A diverse range of finalists will be vying for the 2017 Young People’s Medal, with judges revealing their top five nominees.“I congratulate this outstanding group of young people for their dedication to advancing human rights,” said Commission...
Tuesday 7 November 2017
ABS marriage law postal survey

Postal Survey – accessible or not?

The issue of marriage equality has been a big topic of conversation amongst Australians in recent months.  Much of this has been driven by the Australian government’s decision to undertake the Marriage Law Postal Survey, which comes to an end on 7...
Tuesday 7 November 2017
 (Left to right) Isaiah Dawe (NSW), Tristan Duggie (NT), Sophie Coffin (WA), Leeonee Thompson (QLD), Brayden Grogan (QLD), Matika Jane (NSW), Tara Tonkin (NSW), Tyrell Sinclair (SA), Sharna Bartley (ACT)

Learning about Native American Culture

Written by Isaiah DaweA group of nine young Indigenous leaders from across Australia recently went to America to learn from Native Americans as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program.They were on a mission to learn about their history...
Monday 6 November 2017
Community Organisation finalist logos

Five community organisations named as finalists for Human Rights Awards

The Australian Human Rights Commission has shortlisted five finalists in the Community Organisations category of the Human Rights Awards.The award is presented each year to a non-government or community based organisation with a proven track record...
Friday 3 November 2017
Perth skyline

Five businesses shortlisted for human rights award

Five Australian businesses are on the shortlist for the 2017 Human Rights Business Award.They are financial services company Allianz, publisher LexisNexis, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC), marketing agency The Copy...
Thursday 2 November 2017

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