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Invisible women in sport

Kate Jenkins Australian Institute of Sport Conference 6 November 2019 Thank you very much for joining me here today. I will start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Ngunnawal people, and pay my respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. Every time I...

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Commission Commission – General

e-Bulletin, 1 November 2019

In this e-bulletin: Young and Female Workers at Risk Successful UN Visit Australian Launch of UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty Use of Force in Immigration Detention Human Rights Awards Finalists Announced Children's Commissioner Visits Indonesia Shaping the Disability Agenda See below...

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Disability Disability Rights

Speech to National Labor Disability Summit

Dr Ben Gauntlett National Labor Disability Summit Melbourne November 1, 2019 Good disability policy benefits all Australians. When we think of disability policy, it is not “us” and “them”, it is "we", we the people of Australia need good disability policy because it reflects our values of diversity...

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Disability Disability Rights

Inclusive education: Why silence and inaction is not the answer

DR BEN GAUNTLETT DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION COMMISSIONER AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION QUEEN VICTORIA WOMEN'S CENTRE, MELBOURNE 28 OCTOBER 2019 Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, I acknowledge my deep respect to the traditional owners of the land on which the Queen Victoria’s Women...

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Commission Commission – General

Media statement: Use of force in immigration detention

Fourteen complaints about the use of force in immigration detention form the basis for a comprehensive thematic report by the Australian Human Rights Commission tabled in Parliament today. The report considers the practices of handcuffing detainees, use of physical force within centres including arm...

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