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e-Bulletin, 2nd September 2019

In this e-bulletin: Free and Equal – tickets selling fast New Discussion Paper on positive human rights reform in Australia Closing soon: National survey for Australian Muslims closing today Commissioners at the UN, Geneva Launched: Online training to keep children safe Australian Human Rights...

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Court finds asylum seekers entitled to fair process

Up to 71 asylum seekers who missed out on making an application for a protection visa were still entitled to a fair assessment of their claims the Full Federal Court has held. The Court accepted submissions from the Australian Human Rights Commission that an internal process established by the...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

UN Human Rights Commissioner speaks out

Australian Human Rights Commission conference Free and Equal: An Australian Conversation on Human Rights Statement by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights 8 October 2019 President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Rosalind Croucher and fellow Commissioners Mr Les Malezer...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

Free and Equal: An Australian Conversation on Human Rights

‘Free and Equal: An Australian Conversation on Human Rights’ 8 October 2019 Opening Remarks Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission Check against delivery Your Excellency, Dr Michele Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Australian...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Sydney

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Her Excellency Dr Michelle Bachelet AC, is in Sydney today to attend the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Free and Equal; A National Conversation on Human Rights . Dr Bachelet will deliver the keynote address at the conference. Her speech will focus on...

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