40 years of the Racial Discrimination Act - RDA @40 Conference. Sydney 19-20 February 2015

RDA@40 Conference 2015 - 40 years of the Racial Discrimination Act

The year 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), Australia’s first federal human rights and anti-discrimination legislation.
Thursday 1 January 2015 to Friday 20 February 2015
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Response to OHCHR Questionnaire on the Decade for People of African Descent (2012)

The Australian Human Rights Commission provides this response to the questionnaire circulated in February 2012 by the UN OHCHR Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (WGPAD).
Thursday 29 March 2012 to Friday 30 March 2012
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African Australians: Compendium (2010)

African Australians: human rights and social inclusion issues projectA compendium detailing the outcomes of the community and stakeholder consultations and interviews and public submissionsDownload in PDF [739 KB]Download in Word [2.2 MB]...
Tuesday 1 June 2010 to Wednesday 30 June 2010
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In our own words - African Australians: A review of human rights and social inclusion issues (2010)

In 2007, the former Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tom Calma, had a vision to develop a human rights initiative based on the experiences of African Australians, to inform future policy and programs.
Tuesday 1 June 2010 to Wednesday 30 June 2010
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African Australians Communities

A review of human rights and social inclusion experiences of African Australian communities was released by Race Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes AM in Melbourne 18 June 2010. In Our Own Words – African Australians: A review of human rights...
Thursday 1 January 2009 to Saturday 31 December 2011
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Combating the Defamation of Religions (2008)

On behalf of the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) I thank the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for the opportunity to submit this report on the issue of ‘combating the defamation of religions’.
Friday 4 July 2008
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Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century

The Australian Human Rights Commission, in association with the Australian Multicultural Foundation, RMIT University and Monash University, has conducted a major research and consultation project on Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century.
Sunday 1 June 2008 to Thursday 31 March 2011
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Unlocking Doors: Muslim communities and police tackling racial and religious discrimination together

The Unlocking Doors, project which brought Muslim communities and police together to discuss and respond to incidents of racial and religious discrimination and abuse and has culminated in a forum, audit and report.
Thursday 1 June 2006 to Friday 30 June 2006