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13th Australasian Injury Prevention Network Conference

The 13 th Australasian Injury Prevention Network Conference Date: Monday, 13 th November 2017 1. Acknowledgments Good morning everyone. Thank you Rebecca for the introduction. It’s a pleasure to be invited to present at this year’s Australasian Injury Prevention Network Conference. I wish to start...

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Race Race Discrimination

Moral psychology and racism

Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics Annual Public Lecture Thursday 9 November 2017 Edited transcript How do we respond to racism? This is a question I am often asked, and one that I reflect on everyday in my work. What, for instance, should we do if we are witness to...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Practical Justice Initiative - Indigenous Lecture Series

Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series University of New South Wales June Oscar Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Australian Human Rights Commission Thursday 9 November 2017 Acknowledgements [Introduction in Bunuba] Jalangurru lanygu balanggarri....

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Race Race Discrimination

Institutional racism

Keynote speech at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation’s Institutional Racism conference 1 November 2017, Melbourne Edited transcript To Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Gary Smith, thank you for the welcome, and thank you Professor Yin Paradies for all your work on race...

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Race Race Discrimination

Introductory remarks at Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture 2017

Welcome to the Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture 2017. The lecture is an annual event of the Australian Human Rights Commission, providing an opportunity for reflection on the state of race relations. Tonight’s lecture, the third such lecture, honours the memory of Kep Enderby. Kep Enderby was from 1970...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Rural and Remote Mental Health Conference 2017

Notre Dame University, 88 Guy Street, Broome June Oscar Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Australian Human Rights Commission Friday 27 October 2017 Acknowledgements [Introduction in Bunuba] Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Yawuru yani U. Balangarri...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Ahead of the Game: Recognising the Opportunities of our Ageing Population

Introduction Today I would like to talk about the opportunities of our ageing population. I think it is fair to say that ageing tends to have a relatively low profile in conversations about diversity and opportunity. At times, compared with other areas of diversity (e.g. gender), it may drop off the...

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Race Race Discrimination

Practising courage

Speech to graduation ceremony, University of Technology, Sydney 12 October 2017 Check against delivery What an honour it is to be joining you on this happy occasion. To all those graduating, my warmest congratulations. I hope you enjoy celebrating today with your families and friends. In America,...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

National Human Rights Commissions — what’s the point?

International Bar Association Section on Public and Professional Interests 12 October 2017 Sydney by Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission [ Professor Croucher spoke to this paper ] ACKNOWLEDGMENTS As the Head of an Australian Government agency I begin...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

Research by Government Reform Bodies involving Vulnerable People and Populations

Ethics Training Day: Dealing with Vulnerability Princeton Room, Bond University, 14 University Drive, Robina, Qld CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Introduction I represent an organisation that works extensively with people who can be part of “vulnerable populations”. My background is as a human rights lawyer....

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Race Race Discrimination

The many faces of racism

UNESCO Chair Annual Oration Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, Melbourne 11 October 2017 Check against delivery To the Wurundjeri people, may I acknowledge your traditional ownership of the land we meet, and pay my respects to your elders past and present....

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

WA Parks Conference 2017

Acknowledgements Jalangurru garrwarri balanggarri. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wadjuk Noongar yani u. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani. Yathawarra,...

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Race Race Discrimination

Citizenship, multiculturalism and anti-racism

Speech to the 2017 conference of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia 9 October 2017 Check against delivery What does it mean to be Australian? What does it mean to say we are multicultural? And how must we respond to racism, bigotry and intolerance? These are questions that...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wurundjeri 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 stand here today on the...

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Race Race Discrimination

Sport, politics and society

Speech to the 2017 Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Forum Melbourne 6 October 2017 Edited transcript Politics has no place in sport. Let sport be sport. Sound familiar? We've heard a lot of it, haven't we, over the last few weeks, particularly around the NRL Grand Final. There were many who...

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