Mr Graeme Innes AM - Honours reference

It has been an extraordinary privilege to know Graeme and share in his work towards achieving a fair go for all members of Australian society and in particular for people with disabilities.

Slavery in 21st Century Australia - A Human Rights Challenge (2008)

Over the last 12 months, I have been fortunate to meet Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians from many corners of this country – Arnhem Land, Darwin, Canberra, Fitzroy Crossing, Redfern, Mackay and many more. Many talented and passionate...

The role of social workers as human rights workers with Indigenous people and...

Thank you to the Australian Catholic University for inviting me to speak today. As you no doubt know, I am a social worker by training , graduating in 1978, so it is wonderful to have an opportunity to address you. It is great to see so many...

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...

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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...

Pod Rights transcript - Episode 5, 2011

Graeme: Hello, and welcome to PodRights – a series of PodCast from the Australian Human Rights Commission. I’m Graeme Innes, the Disability and Race Discrimination Commissioner. Friday, the 18th of March was Australia’s first annual national day of...

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Presentation to Ageing and Disability Department training workshop on Disability Action Plans Michael Small, Disability Rights Unit, HREOC. February 1999

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1. In what follows I have not ventured into the history of proposals for a treaty between the aboriginal peoples of Australia and the Government of Australia. Others here will know this much better than I. Nor do I wish to suggest in detail what...

2011 Alert: Have you nominated your Human Rights hero? Hurry! Nominations close...

Know someone who should be in the running for the Human Rights Awards and just haven’t got round to nominating yet? Don’t worry there’s still time!

"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

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