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Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims

Muslim couple on the beach

The Race Discrimination Commissioner is undertaking a project to listen to and share the stories of Australian Muslims. He is holding national consultations with members of the Australian Muslim community about their needs and experiences of discrimination, Islamophobia and hate speech and their right to safely practice their religion.

The project is an opportunity to identify community strengths, concerns and priorities and hear from the community about ideas for change.

Let’s talk race: A guide on how to conduct conversations about racism (2019)

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What you Say Matters

What you Say Matters

The What you Say Matters project aims to increase understanding of racism among young people (14-17 years) and help them to respond safely to racism through youth-targeted resources.

The resources include a video clip for the song, ‘What You Say Matters’, performed by Indigenous hip-hop artist Brothablack and a  series of downloadable fact sheets. The fact sheets address topics such as what racism is; why people are racist; who experiences racism; where it happens; why it’s a problem; what we can do about it and the laws that address it.

Speaker Series Event: The History of Islam in Australia

Wednesday 4 September, 2019

As part of the Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims project, the Race Discrimination Commissioner & Team would like to invite you to our Speaker Series Event: The History of Islam in Australia with guest speaker Professor Mohamad Abdalla (UniSA).

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National survey – Sharing the stories of Australian Muslims

The Commission is conducting a national digital survey as part of the Sharing the stories of Australian Muslims project.

The survey will gather data and intelligence from Australian Muslims about their communities’ strengths, priorities and concerns, and their suggestions about ways the Commission can support them.

The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete and all responses are anonymous and confidential. It will remain open until 26 August 2019 and is available in Arabic, Dari, English and Urdu.

Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims - Melbourne Consultation - Women

Sunday 21 July, 2019

The Race Discrimination Commissioner, Chin Tan is undertaking a project to listen to and share the stories of Australian Muslims. He is holding national consultations with members of the Australian Muslim community about their needs and experiences of discrimination, Islamophobia and hate speech and their right to safely practice their religion.

 

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Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims - Melbourne Consultation

Sunday 21 July, 2019

The Race Discrimination Commissioner, Chin Tan is undertaking a project to listen to and share the stories of Australian Muslims. He is holding national consultations with members of the Australian Muslim community about their needs and experiences of discrimination, Islamophobia and hate speech and their right to safely practice their religion.

 

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Screening: The Final Quarter

Thursday 18 July, 2019

The documentary aboutFL legend Adam Goodes is powerful & confronting.

It challenges all Australians to work harder to combat racism.

Watch it this Thursday on Channel 10 AU and WIN and then start an honest conversation about racism https://itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au  #ItStopsWithMe

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Muslim Community consultations begin in ACT

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has met with members of the Muslim Community in the ACT about their experiences of discrimination, Islamophobia and hate speech and their right to safely practice their religion.

The gathering at the Canberra Islamic Centre last night, is part of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s consultations with Australian-Muslims, announced after the deadly attacks on places of worship in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has delivered the Annual William Lee address saying more work is needed to break the bamboo ceiling.