What do you want human rights protection to look like in 21st century Australia?
It is time for us to talk about the Australia that we want to live in, and how we want our rights and freedoms protected. There are great opportunities ahead for human rights protection in Australia, but also great challenges. How do we balance competing rights in a complex legal landscape? How do we keep improving protections for vulnerable Australians? How do we find common ground on human rights in a diverse Australia?
In December 2018 the Australian Human Rights Commission President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher, announced the launch of a national conversation on human rights to explore all these questions and more. The Free and Equal conference is the centrepiece of this conversation and a once-in-a-decade event. It will take stock of the themes emerging from Australian voices and allow us to hear from human rights experts, industry and community leaders on how we can advance human rights into the 21st Century
As part of the Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims project, the Race Discrimination Commissioner & Team would like to invite you to our Speaker Series Event: The History of Islam in Australia with guest speaker Professor Mohamad Abdalla (UniSA). Australia has a long and primarily positive...
The Human Rights Awards is the pinnacle of human rights recognition in Australia. Each year we are proud to recognise the outstanding contribution of individuals and organisations in promoting and protecting human rights and freedoms. Previous winners of the Human Rights Medal include Chrissie...