Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, today released resources titled ‘Effectively preventing and responding to sexual harassment: A Code of Practice for employers’ at a forum of employers and business leaders, co-hosted by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in Melbourne.
1. intelligence – by this I mean a grasp of the issues and capacity to understand facts and arguments, to make decisions based on a sound grasp of the consequences. This gives the leader judgement and also enables them to command the confidence of their followers.
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The 2008 Human Rights Photography Competition is now open. The competition, which is being run in association with the Human Rights Medals and Awards, shares this year’s official UN Human Rights Day theme: ‘Dignity and justice for all of us’.
Paid maternity leave: Opting for a future Valuing Parenthood: Paid Maternity Leave - Interim Options Paper Launch. Speech by Pru Goward, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner, 18 April 2002. Thank you for being here today in what I trust will be the beginning of an informed and fair-minded public...
Australian Human Rights Commissioner, Graeme Innes, today warmly welcomed the announcement of a Discussion Paper on access to electronic media for Australians with a disability by Senator Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy.
Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has today welcomed the federal government’s release of the terms of reference for a Productivity Commission inquiry into the introduction of a paid maternity, paternity and parental leave scheme.
Provisions of the Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill before the NSW Upper House today could amount to breaches of Australia’s human rights obligations, Human Rights Commissioner Graeme Innes and National Race Discrimination Commissioner Tom Calma said today.
I would like to begin by acknowledging the Nyoongar people, the traditional owners of the land we are meeting on today. I pay my respects to their elders past and present. I thank you Kim Collard for your warm welcome.
Australia’s acting Race Discrimination Commissioner Tom Calma has today called on the federal government to re-commit to Australia’s successful multicultural policy to combat the ambivalence and sometimes antagonistic approach to multiculturalism in the community which has fuelled racism and racial violence.
Thank you to Andrea Durbach and the Australian Human Rights Centre for the invitation to speak tonight, and also to Amber Rowe for her organisation of this event.
HREOC media release: Social Justice Commissioner Welcomes New Family Violence Prevention Legal Services in WA
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Tom Calma today welcomed the appointment of two new service providers for the Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Legal Services program.
I’d like to acknowledge the traditional owners of this country and pay my respect to Elders past and present. I’d like also to acknowledge my fellow panel members and thank Richard for inviting me to speak tonight.
"Yesterday's High Court decision highlights the need for Australia to change its policy towards refugees living in Australia" said the Human Rights Commissioner, Graeme Innes AM. "The case for a compassionate approach to people who Australia has already found to be refugees is extremely compelling."
Good morning everyone; I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Traditional Owners and custodians of the land where we are gathered today. And Aunty Elsie, I pay my respects to you, Aunty Gloria, Uncle Roy and to other Gadigal elders and family and to the many friends here today. I would also like to acknowledge Bishop Chris Saunders, Father Brian McCoy and Mr. John Ferguson. It is my great honor to launch the 2006 Social Justice Sunday Statement: The Heart of Our Country, Dignity and Justice for Our Indigenous Sisters and Brothers.
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