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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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Commission Commission – General

e-Bulletin, 2 October 2019

In this e-bulletin: Religious Discrimination Bill Last chance for 'Free and Equal' tickets Historic appearance at the UN Disability Commissioner addresses UN Indigenous women rangers program See below for more...   Religious Discrimination Bill

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is an opportunity to consider the contribution made by older Australian workers and the importance of creating age friendly workplaces. The percentage of Australians aged 65 and over in the labour force doubled between 2000 and 2015 - and 20% of people over 70...

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Race Race Discrimination

Submission on the draft Religious Discrimination Bill

The Australian Human Rights Commission supports reform to improve protections against religious discrimination for all people in Australia. While supporting much of the draft Religious Discrimination Bill, the Commission urges that the Bill be amended to avoid limiting other human rights and...

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