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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide 8th Gathering Closing Keynote Address

Introduction in Bunuba Thank you. Jalangurru lanygu balangarri - good afternoon everyone. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Gadigal yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

The Ongoing Legacy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

9th International Conference on Human Rights Education—Unleashing the Full Potential of Civil Society Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission 27 November 2018 [ Professor Croucher spoke to this paper. Some sections were not addressed fully, given the...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

The somewhat invisible world and extraordinary contributions of the AHRC

NSW Claims Discussion Group Inc 23 November 2018 [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Thank you, Dr Tim Channon, for inviting me to present this lunchtime address. I, too, pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

The Law Reform lessons for responding to elder abuse

DAVID WALLACE ADDRESS 2018 51ST AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF GERONTOLOGY CONFERENCE— ‘ADVANCING, NOT RETIRING: ACTIVE PLAYERS, A FAIR FUTURE’ 22 November 2018 EMERITUS PROFESSOR ROSALIND F CROUCHER AM PRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Introduction I...

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Race Race Discrimination

African Think Tank Conference Dinner

Thank you to the African Think Tank, Haileluel, and all the conference organisers for having me this evening. I’ll start by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, and I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging. Can I ask that you stand with me...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

Echoes of breaking glass: reflections on Kristallnacht

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY We know the basic facts of Kristallnacht. On the 9th and 10th of November 1938, mobs attacked Jews in Germany and neighbouring states. They did so freely; without restraint. Many Jews were killed, many more were injured, and many more than that were arrested and sent to...

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Children's Children's Rights

Megan Mitchell at the National Press Club

I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land we gather on today, and across Australia, and pay my respects to Elders past, present and future. Thanks to UNICEF for the opportunity to share the moment in which both our reports are submitted, and Anne Sherry in particular....

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Race Race Discrimination

Global migration in turbulent times - International Metropolis Conference

Thank you for the warm welcome. I’ll start 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. It is an honour to be here at the International Metropolis conference today. This is only my fourth week as Race...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

Human rights in the 21st century

HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE 21ST CENTURY—REFLECTIONS ON THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS Australian Council for International Development National Conference Human Rights in the 21st Century—People. Planet. Peace. Opening Address 30 October 2018 UNSW, Sydney by Emeritus...

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Legal Legal

‘Vulnerability and the Law’ - UNSW

27 September 2018 University of New South Wales Law Journal Launch of Thematic Issue on ‘Vulnerability and the Law’ Vol 41(3) 2018 * Check against delivery Acknowledgments I pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation and to their elders past and present—as well as to emerging leaders....

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

Alice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights 2018 - ‘Rights-mindedness’

‘Rights-mindedness’ — making human rights real in public service and community understanding 70 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Alice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights 2018 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Empowering Women, Changing Lives: Keeping Women out of Prison

5th Annual Empowering Women Changing Lives Parliament House Breakfast Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney Tuesday 18 September 2018 Good morning. I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation whose land we all meet on today, and their elders past, present and emerging. Yaningi warangira...

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Discrimination Sex Discrimination

National Press Club: Everyone's Business: 2018 Sexual Harassment Survey

Kate Jenkins CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY I acknowledge the traditional owners of this land, the Ngunnawal people, and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging. Change takes time In my role as Sex Discrimination Commissioner, many people tell me to be patient. They tell me that change...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Intersectionality of age and gender

Intersectionality of age and gender 7th National Australian Women Lawyers Conference 'Investing in the future' (Check against delivery) 26 August 2018 “Older people” are often thought of as one homogenous group. How often have we heard – what do “older people” think, what challenges do “older people...

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