2015 Young People's Human Rights Medal finalists - Adam Schwartz and Prudence Melom

Past Young Human Rights Medal Finalists Continue to Shine

Past Young Human Rights Medal Finalists Continue to ShineBy Isaiah DaweEvery year, from all parts of Australia, hundreds of nominations are submitted for the Australian Human Rights Awards. The Awards gives us the opportunity to celebrate ordinary...
Thursday 24 November 2016
smiling people in food truck

Scanlon survey shows no room for complacency on racism

Support for multiculturalism in Australia has remained high but an increasing number of us are experiencing discrimination based on our race, cultural background or religion, according to the Scanlon Foundation’s Mapping Social Cohesion report.The...
Tuesday 22 November 2016
Magda Szubanski to host the 2016 Human Rights Awards

Magda Szubanski to host the 2016 Human Rights Awards

Hold on to your hats – one of Australia’s most beloved actors and stage performers, Magda Szubanski, will be hosting this year’s Australian Human Rights Awards on 9 December!An author, producer, television presenter and much more, Magda is best...
Monday 21 November 2016
Composite of Human Rights Medal finalists

Five finalists announced for Human Rights Medal

The Australian Human Rights Commission has announced the finalists for the 2016 Human Rights Medal.They are: mental health educator Ingrid Ozols; human rights advocate Dr John-Paul Sanggaran; the chair of the Lowitja Institute, Patricia Anderson AO...
Thursday 17 November 2016
Business Award finalists

Business Award finalists announced

Five finalists have been announced in the business category of the 2016 Australian Human Rights Awards, to be presented in Sydney on 9 December.The Business Award acknowledges a corporation that has made a practical and/or policy commitment to...
Wednesday 16 November 2016