Adaptable Departments - disability action plans and what makes them work

I am very pleased to be able to contribute to this Forum and would like to congratulate the co-convenors, Rhonda and Fiona, and their organisations for this initiative, which is just one part of the Disability Advisory Council's Disability Action...

President Speech: QUT Law Graduation Ceremony Occasional Address

Acting Chancellor Mr Stephen Keim SC, Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Coaldrake, Professor the Hon. Michael Lavarch, Executive Dean of Law, other members of the official party, Faculty staff, graduates and your families and friends.

Launch of the 'Race for Business' Employment Package: Zita Antonios(...

Minister, distinguished guests and colleagues, let me begin as always by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land upon which we stand - the people of the Eora nation. And let me extend a very warm welcome to all of you too who have joined us...

"HUMAN RIGHTS: A REPORT CARD FOR AUSTRALIA AND TASMANIA": DR SEV...

Firstly I would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we stand and by so doing remind ourselves that Australia's cultural traditions stretch back many thousands of years. The acknowledgement also expresses our...

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The theme of this Conference - Human Rights and Equality for Women in the 21st Century - is rich fare for any time of the day. It calls for speculation about the future and assessment of the past; it invites fresh perspectives and challenges the...

Towards Prosperity Conference

Thank you for inviting me to be part of your Towards Prosperity conference. Let me first congratulate the Government and the community for engaging in such a democratic, but time consuming process. And maybe even a risky one. Who knows where...

NAIDOC Week Oration to Senior NSW Police

Firstly, I’d like to begin by paying my respects to the Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation, the traditional owners of the land where we gather today.  I pay my respects to your elders, to the ancestors and to those who have come before us. 

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Can I also acknowledge Blake Dawson Waldron lawyers for providing the venue and facilities, and the NSW Disability Discrimination Legal Service for their initiative in organising this forum.

Waverley Council's Refugee Week: Dr Sev Ozdowski (2002)

It is my pleasure to acknowledge the presence of Cr Paul Pearce, Mayor of Waverley, Councillors and staff of the Waverley Council, Mr Howard Glenn, National Director of Australians for Just Refugee Programs, our excellent performers and last but not...

Opening Address: Women's Electoral Lobby Annual Conference, 1999

Human rights occupy a central position in international law and international relations, but we often forget that this is a recent development. International human rights law is only 50 years old.

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