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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Report launched today

Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs and Deputy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Robynne Quiggin today launch the Social Justice and Native Title Report 2016.

The document is a state-of-the-nation report on the social justice and native title issues affecting Indigenous Australians in 2016.

Commission launches Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Report

Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs and Deputy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Robynne Quiggin today launch the Social Justice and Native Title Report 2016.

The document is a state-of-the-nation report on the social justice and native title issues affecting Indigenous Australians in 2016.

Social Justice Report 2016: an agenda for reform

The Social Justice and Native Title Report 2016, tabled today in Federal Parliament, includes an agenda for reform based on solutions proposed by Indigenous Australians.

Australian Human Rights Commission President, Gillian Triggs, said governments must genuinely engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to address issues such as property rights, justice targets and escalating incarceration rates.

Social Justice Report 2016 delivers agenda for reform

The Social Justice and Native Title Report 2016, tabled today in Federal Parliament, includes an agenda for reform based on solutions proposed by Indigenous Australians.

Australian Human Rights Commission President, Gillian Triggs, said governments must genuinely engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to address issues such as property rights, justice targets and escalating incarceration rates.

Children's rights must come first

Opinion by Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, first published by Fairfax.

The recent death of a 10-year-old in the Kimberley is a tragedy and I pass on my condolences to her family at this particularly distressing time.

This tragedy has heightened my conviction that the lives of all of our children in Australia are precious and should be protected at all costs.

Children's rights must come first, says Mick Gooda

The recent death of a 10-year-old in the Kimberley is a tragedy and I pass on my condolences to her family at this particularly distressing time.

This tragedy has heightened my conviction that the lives of all of our children in Australia are precious and should be protected at all costs.

Nearly 20 years after the Bringing Them Home Report documented the experiences of the Stolen Generations, the removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children continues to be a source of great pain for our people.

Commissioner outlines next steps to protect children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda, has a straightforward message for commentators who conflate the experiences of the Stolen Generations with the experiences of vulnerable children and families today.

“We’ve identified the steps we need to take to protect children and families, so let’s get on with it rather than muddy the waters,” Commissioner Gooda said.

Commissioner calls for action on Indigenous child protection and disability

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda, has called for action on the over-representation of Indigenous children and young people in the child protection system, and for greater support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with disability.

Commissioner calls for action on Indigenous child protection and disability

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda, has called for action on the over-representation of Indigenous children and young people in the child protection system, and for greater support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with disability.