Seeing reconciliation through is an ongoing challenge but ultimately rewarding...

The following opinion pieces have been published by the President and Commissioners. Reproduction of the opinion pieces must include reference to where the opinion piece was originally published.
Wednesday 2 June 2010
Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Women in sport hit the grass ceiling (2010)

The following opinion pieces have been published by the President and Commissioners. Reproduction of the opinion pieces must include reference to where the opinion piece was originally published.
Friday 21 May 2010
Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

New National Congress has every chance of being an organisation of which we can...

The following opinion pieces have been published by the President and Commissioners. Reproduction of the opinion pieces must include reference to where the opinion piece was originally published.
Thursday 6 May 2010
Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Discrimination occurs against older workers (2010)

The following opinion pieces have been published by the President and Commissioners. Reproduction of the opinion pieces must include reference to where the opinion piece was originally published.
Friday 5 February 2010

National Congress will be more representative than all previous models (2010)

The following opinion pieces have been published by the President and Commissioners. Reproduction of the opinion pieces must include reference to where the opinion piece was originally published.
Monday 11 January 2010

The Boardroom is no longer a closed shop (2009)

I have been asked why, as Sex Discrimination Commissioner, I have so strongly argued for an increase in the numbers of women in senior business leadership positions.
Sunday 27 December 2009
Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Are we really the secular nation we think we are? (2009)

Everyone has the human right to freedom of religion and belief. But often religion and belief can be used as grounds for discrimination and as weapons of division and hate. As a nation, we need to make sure that this does not happen.
Friday 20 November 2009

Make room at the table for women (2009)

As I was having dinner at the Business Council of Australia last night, surrounded by Australia’s captains of industry (almost exclusively male), across the other side of the globe, the World Economic Forum was releasing the Global Gender Gap Report...
Thursday 29 October 2009
Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Indigenous health is a matter of human rights (2009)

The lethargy with which we have faced the apparently intractable crisis of indigenous health is not forever. We know that in a relatively short time frame the fortunes of Maoris and Native Americans have been reversed. In Australia, we can do the...
Tuesday 27 October 2009

Why gender quotas would help Australian business (2009)

And looking specifically at the issue of women in corporate leadership, Norway’s experience with the introduction of quotas for corporate boards has shown that such measures can radically alter gender equality outcomes for the better.
Friday 16 October 2009
Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

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