Senate Employment, Workplace Relations, Small Business and Education Committee...

The submission by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) to the Senate Employment, Workplace Relations, Small Business and Education Committee Inquiry regarding the Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (More Jobs, Better Pay...

Our future in our hands

I begin by paying my respects to all of the Ngunnawal peoples, the traditional owners of the land where we are gathered. I pay my respects to your elders, past, present and future.

Community justice, law and governance - a rights perspective: Dr William Jonas...

Due to overseas travel commitments in his role as Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Jonas is unable to be here today. He sends his apologies and has requested that Darren Dick, Director of the Social Justice Unit at HREOC deliver the following...

Settlement Council of Australia conference

The primary focus of my role is on racism and more broadly the work of the Australian Human Rights Commission is to focus on human rights promotion and protections. I want to make clear that the process of settlement engages a range of human rights...

"Long-term detention and mental health": Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM (2003)

Speech given by Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM, Human Rights Commissioner at the 2nd Public Health Association of Australia Incarceration Conference. Wednesday 2 April 2003 at the Mercure Hotel Brisbane

National Family Violence Prevention Forum AIATSIS and CDFVR, Justice...

I would like to begin by paying my respects to the Traditional Owner groups in the Mackay region, the Gia, Koinjmal, Ngaro and Yuibera peoples. I pay my respects to your elders past and present; to the ancestors and to those who have come before us.

Innes: ‘Signing up'

Graeme Innes AM, Human Rights Commissioner and Commissioner Responsible for Disability Discrimination Deafness Forum Conference, Canberra, 24 May 2008.

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It is either in the middle of blazing row, or when you're on the hunt for a business shirt in the ironing basket and find clothes you had forgotten you owned, or when one of you is trying to explain away either your domestic incompetence or the long...

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First of all I'd like to thank you all for coming to here today. It is timely that we meet the day before Mr Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations arrives in Australia. It is from the United Nations that the international obligations...

Mental health and human rights: the state of play in 2005

Comprehensive Area Psychiatrists Special Interest Group Rozelle Hospital Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM Human Rights Commissioner and Acting Disability Discrimination Commissioner May 17 2005

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