The UN Convention, the rights of people with disabilities and domestic violence

Diverse and inclusive practice: Redrawing the boundaries Domestic Violence, Disability and Cultural Safety National Forum Brighton-Le-Sands, NSW, 8 - 9 November 2007

Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference

1. Mark Wooden, "The Changing Labour Market and its Impact on Work and Employment Relations" in Working Futures: The Changing Nature of Work and Employment Relations in Australia, (eds) Ron Callus and Russell D Lansbury, The Federation Press, Sydney...

‘International Women’s Day: Celebrating the achievements and looking to the...

Your Excellency, honourable guests, ladies and gentlemen good evening. It is a great pleasure to be with you tonight to celebrate 100 years of International Women’s Day.

President speech: NSW Young Lawyers

I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respect to their elders past and present.

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Dad's time with their daughters is special time, and I spent the afternoon last weekend watching a chickflick with Rachel. For me, the first five minutes consisted of the sound of waves on a beach, seagullls, the slam of a car door, and someone...

Pod Rights transcript - Episode 6

Graeme Innes:  Hello and welcome to Pod Rights a series of Podcasts from the Australian Human Rights Commission. I’m Graeme Innes, the Disability and Race Discrimination Commissioner.  

Launch of WorkCover South Australia Disability Action Plan

I am very happy to be here today. Not just because South Australia was my home for some years, as many of you know, but to recognise initiatives here in social justice and access for people with disabilities. There is a tradition here of innovative...

Law Seminar 2007: Stolen Wages - The Way Forward by Robynne Quiggin

I'd like to begin by acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Gadigal people. I would also like to acknowledge elders and colleagues here today, Senator Trood, Johnathon Hunyor, and to thank President Von Doussa for...

Speech: Australian Government Responses to the Bringing Them Home Report

I too would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land where we meet today, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and I pay my respects to their elders.   

Speech: Launch of the human rights and cultural diversity e-forum (2009)

For those of us passionate about multiculturalism, and who are concerned about racism and related forms of discrimination, we don't need persuading about the urgent need to protect human rights, and to understand cultural diversity.