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Leadership Challenges for Australian Women

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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2001 detainee photos

Christmas Island Detainees Inspection of conditions 14 December 2001 Back to media release Ceiling and Lighting of Sports Hall on Christmas Island Ceiling and Lighting of Sports Hall on Christmas Island Bedding Arrangements in Sports Hall on Christmas Island Inside Sports Hall on Christmas Island...

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Valuing Parenthood: Paid Maternity Leave - Interim Options Paper Launch

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...

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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.

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HREOC media release: ulticulturalism builds bridges between communities

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.

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Human Rights and Reconciliation

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.

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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.

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2006 HREOC media release: Time to change Australia's TPV regime

"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."

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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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