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Law Week Breakfast Law Society of Western Australia Perth, 13 May 2019 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President, Australian Human Rights Commission Acknowledgments Thanks to Greg McIntyre SC, President of the Law Society of Western Australia, for the wonderful invitation to speak at the...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

GBK Symposium on Regional Autonomy and Independence Gur A Baradharaw Kod (GBK) Torres Strait Sea and Land Council Torres Strait Islander Corporation

Introduction Thank you Milton for your words of welcome. Thank you also for the blessings for a fruitful day of sharing through listening to each other and hearing each other’s’ words. Jalangurru Mani ngarri balanggarri. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Kaurareg yani U....

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Human Rights Dinner 2019 - Human Rights Law Centre

Jalangurru lanygu balangarri. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Gadigal yani U. I acknowledge the Gadigal people of Eora Nation whose land we gather on tonight, and all your elders past, present and emerging. And I acknowledge all of my esteemed colleagues from the Australian Human...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

40+ years of conciliation

The Australian Human Rights Commission and Conciliation—a 40+ year success story, but …. National Mediation Conference Canberra Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Abstract: A key responsibility of the Australian Human Rights Commission is to handle...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

National Mediation Conference 2019

Jalangurru lanygu balangarri. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Nambiri, Ngunnawal yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngirranggu thangani. Yathawarra, wilalawarra jalangurru...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

‘Free and Equal’: Making Human Rights Education a Priority

National FutureSchools Expo and Conferences 21 March 2019 Melbourne I pay my respects to the Wurudjeri peoples of the Kulin nation who are the traditional custodians of this land—to their elders, past and present, and to the future generations, the children and young people that look to us as...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Maximising the contribution of ageing Australians in our society and workplace

CEDA NSW Trustee Lunch Wednesday 27 March 2019 (Dr Patterson spoke to this paper) Thank you for inviting me to join you today. I, too, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land we gather on today, and pay my respects to the Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation and their elders past, present and...

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Race Race Discrimination

Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee

Thank you for the very kind welcome. May I extend particular thanks to the Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee (NMDCC) for the invitation and for having me here this evening. Let me start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land where we gather tonight, the Wurundjeri people...

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Race Race Discrimination

Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee

Thank you for the very kind welcome. May I extend particular thanks to the Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee (NMDCC) for the invitation and for having me here this evening. Let me start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land where we gather tonight, the Wurundjeri people...

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Race Race Discrimination

Harmony Day 2019

Thank you all for taking time out of your day to be here this morning – it’s a great pleasure to have you here on this important day. I’ll begin by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging, as well as...

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Discrimination Sex Discrimination

63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Australian & Canadian government & Australian Human Rights Commission side event: Sexual harassment in the workplace – a global perspective Monday 11 March, 1.15pm – 2.30pm Location: Conference Room 11, UN Headquarters Keynote address – Kate Jenkins, Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

To our children’s children, the glad tomorrow

Anglo-Australasian Lawyers Society London, 11 March 2019 This evening, I want to talk about the framing of human rights in Australia. As I see it, we are very much at the crossroads of facing so many issues in the human rights firmament. By December last year, when I had been in my role as President...

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Discrimination Sex Discrimination

No Woman Left Behind Conference - International Women's Day

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Larrikia yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani. Yathawarra, wilalawarra jalangurru ngarri guda. I acknowledge the Larrikia...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

The Australian Human Rights Commission—roles, responsibilities and challenges

Supreme and Federal Court Judges’ Conference 2019 Hobart, 22 January 2019 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Introduction I begin my presentation by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land, and pay my respect to the elders, past, present,...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

2018 Human Rights Awards

14 December 2018 Westin Hotel, Sydney (Check against delivery) [Thank you for your warm welcome to country] I begin by paying my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation— to their elders, past and present, and to the future generations; and I particularly acknowledge all Indigenous guests...

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