2011 News: Australia’s immigration detention system continues to breach...

Australia’s strict immigration detention regime continues to lead to breaches of Australia’s human rights obligations, President Catherine Branson QC has said.
Thursday 21 July 2011

2011 News: Nominate now for the 2011 Young People’s Human Rights Medal

“The Young People’s Human Rights Medal is a chance to publicly recognise and say thank you to a young Australian who has helped to overcome discrimination and contributed to a fairer Australian society for all,” Commission President Catherine...
Monday 18 July 2011

2011 News: Nominate early for 2011 Awards

She said nominations had started to arrive but early preparation would help to beat the last minute rush which often sees nominations put together in haste.
Thursday 14 July 2011

2011 News: Government encouraged to place more in community detention

The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed the news that a significant number of families and unaccompanied minors have been placed in community detention.
Wednesday 29 June 2011

2011 News: New campaign to stop cyber bullying

Partnering with the Child Health Promotion Research Centre at Edith Cowan University, and communications specialists, Primary Communication, the Commission will be focusing on helping young people to take safe and effective action when they witness...
Tuesday 28 June 2011

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