Skip to main content

Search

Race Discrimination

Let’s talk racism: A conversation guide

The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched a conversation guide about racism, to coincide with the world premiere of The Final Quarter documentary about AFL legend and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes.

Let’s talk race: A guide on how to conduct conversations about racism has been designed to complement the powerful documentary about the treatment of Adam Goodes in the final three years of his playing career.

Diversity in the Legal Profession - William Lee Address

I would like to acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of this place we now call Sydney.

Race Discrimination Commissioner joins Muslim Community for Iftar Dinner

 
The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has told an Iftar Dinner that the Ramadan tradition of charity and the Muslim tradition of service to community is something which we should all emulate and aspire to.

The Iftar Dinner in Melbourne was hosted by the Islamic Council of Victoria and RMIT.

Commissioner Tan said the spirit of Ramadan, with its traditions of self-reflection, of gratitude, forgiveness, respect, understanding, sharing and of charity, is one of the many beautiful faces of modern Australia.  

National Consultations with Australian Muslims

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan will today announce a series of national consultations with the Muslim community in Australia about their experiences of hate speech and violence and about their ideas for change.

Commissioner Tan will make the announcement at a Harmony Day Event in Sydney.

“In the aftermath of the horrific attacks in Christchurch, I want to hear the voices of Muslim Australians. I want to hear about how they have been affected by recent events, and about their needs and experiences.

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 of the Kulin nation, and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging.

Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan speaks on Harmony Day

Video Options:

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Since 1999, Australia has also celebrated the day as Harmony Day. The Commission hosted an event to mark the occasion.

> Read more.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has urged Australians to reflect on the anti-racism principles and legacy of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela in combatting racism.

Commissioner Tan spoke at the Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee event in Melbourne, to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (IDERD).

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 of the Kulin nation, and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging.