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Launch of Gilbert and Tobin papers addressing discrimination against people with FASD in Commonwealth and State and Territory law and policy

Recognition: A pathway to realising our rights and ending discrimination Introduction in Bunuba I recognise the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging. Good morning everyone, and welcome to the launch of a number papers addressing...

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Children's Children's Rights

Speech to NSW & ACT Professional Standards Network

Introduction I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet today, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and pay my respects to elders past, present and future. Many thanks to all of you for the chance to talk about the work I’ve been leading, with...

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Race Race Discrimination

Confronting the Return of Race Politics

Confronting the Return of Race Politics Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner Lecture to the Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University 6 August 2018 (6.30pm) Check against delivery I join in acknowledging the Darug people as the traditional owners of the land, and paying my...

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Race Race Discrimination

Multicultural Australia is mainstream Australia

Multicultural Australia is mainstream Australia Speech to Arab Council Australia, Fairfield East, Sydney 31 July 2018 I join in recognising the Darug people and acknowledging them as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. To Mary Shalhoub and other members of the Arab Council, to...

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Race Race Discrimination

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracy

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracy Remarks at the launch of Beyond the Pale 30 July 2018 University of Sydney Business School It’s wonderful to be back at the Business School and back on Gadigal land and I want to also join in paying my respects to the Gadigal people as the traditional...

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Race Race Discrimination

Talking diversity amid racial hysteria

Talking diversity amid racial hysteria Dr Tim Soutphommasane Speech to University of Sydney behavioural economics and applied policy forum on addressing diversity University of Sydney, Sydney, 27 July 2018 Check against delivery Thank you to Professor Robert Slonim and Associate Professor Shyamal...

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Race Race Discrimination

Cultural backlash and the rise of populism

Cultural backlash and the rise of populism Speech to Sydney Ideas, The University of Sydney 19 July 2018 Edited transcript Thanks very much, Jennifer [Barrett] and thanks Pippa [Norris] for giving us such a compelling overview of what things look like internationally. Listening to that I was...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

NAIDOC Awards - Acceptance Speech

[Thank you in Bunuba] I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation of the land we stand on, their elders, past, present and emerging. I prepared a few words in case this happened – I want to make sure that I speak with the integrity that all our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Shifting beliefs about ageing

I am grateful to be with you today to talk about how we can begin to shift how people feel about the concept of ageing.

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Discrimination Sex Discrimination

Launch of National Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

Thank you, Minister. Good morning everyone. I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and paying my respects to their elders past and present. In recent months, many women and men have come forward publicly to tell their stories of sexual harassment...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Elder Abuse is Everybody’s Business

Aged Rights Advocacy Service World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference Keynote address: Elder Abuse is Everybody’s Business Friday, 15 June 2018 (Check against delivery) Thank you Keith Conlon and congratulations Louise Herft for all the work you and your committee have done to organise this...

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Race Race Discrimination

Introductory Remarks at the Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture 2018

Introductory Remarks Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture Sydney, 12 June 2018 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM The Hon. Susan Ryan AO The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG Keir and Rosemary Enderby Uncle Charles Madden Our special guest and lecturer...

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