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Have courage. We can’t wait another 50 years to be heard: Commissioner Oscar...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has delivered a landmark speech linking Constitutional reform and a treaty with Australia’s First Peoples to the “unfinished business of the 1967 Referendum and the Mabo...
Tuesday 6 June 2017
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Iftar fundamentally repudiates violence and hatred

Speaking at an Iftar dinner hosted by the Victorian Parliament, Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow has described Australia’s commitment to multiculturalism as “stronger than the fear of difference; stronger than hatred; stronger than violence.”...
Tuesday 6 June 2017
Uluru Convention group photo - courtesy Referendum Council

Australia’s human rights bodies tell political leaders: Uluru Statement ‘cannot...

Australia’s federal, state and territory human rights bodies have urged political leaders to work across party lines to deliver Constitutional reform for Australia’s First Peoples.In a joint letter, the Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities...
Monday 5 June 2017
Irene Peachey, Jackie Huggins (National Congress), Irene Davies and June Oscar

Uluru Statement calls for First Nations’ voice in the constitution

To resounding applause, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander delegates from across the country have agreed to a landmark Uluru Statement calling for the establishment of a First Nations’ voice enshrined in the constitution."We, gathered at the 2017...
Friday 26 May 2017
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Commissioner invites OPCAT submissions

Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow has released a consultation paper and a call for submissions on Australia’s implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or...
Thursday 25 May 2017

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