African Think Tank Conference Dinner

Thank you to the African Think Tank, Haileluel, and all the conference organisers for having me this evening.I’ll start by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, and I pay my respects to elders past,...
Monday 12 November 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Echoes of breaking glass: reflections on Kristallnacht

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYWe know the basic facts of Kristallnacht.  On the 9th and 10th of November 1938, mobs attacked Jews in Germany and neighbouring states. They did so freely; without restraint.  Many Jews were killed, many more were injured, and...
Thursday 8 November 2018
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Megan Mitchell at the National Press Club

I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land we gather on today, and across Australia, and pay my respects to Elders past, present and future. Thanks to UNICEF for the opportunity to share the moment in which both our reports are...
Thursday 1 November 2018
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Global migration in turbulent times - International Metropolis Conference

Thank you for the warm welcome.I’ll start by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging.It is an honour to be here at the International Metropolis...
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Human Rights in the 21st Century

Human Rights in the 21st Century — Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsAustralian Council for International Development National ConferenceHuman Rights in the 21st Century—People. Planet. Peace.Opening...
Tuesday 30 October 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

‘Vulnerability and the Law’ - UNSW

27 September 2018University of New South Wales Law Journal Launch of Thematic Issue on ‘Vulnerability and the Law’ Vol 41(3) 2018youtu.be/lgHVAJEiID4* Check against deliveryAcknowledgmentsI pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation...
Thursday 27 September 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Alice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights 2018 - ‘Rights-mindedness’

‘Rights-mindedness’ — making human rights real in public service and community understanding 70 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsAlice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights 2018 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher...
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Empowering Women, Changing Lives: Keeping Women out of Prison

5th Annual Empowering Women Changing Lives Parliament House BreakfastParliament House, Macquarie Street, SydneyTuesday 18 September 2018 Good morning. I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation whose land we all meet on today, and their...
Tuesday 18 September 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

National Press Club: Everyone's Business: 2018 Sexual Harassment Survey

  Kate Jenkins CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY I acknowledge the traditional owners of this land, the Ngunnawal people, and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging.Change takes timeIn my role as Sex Discrimination Commissioner, many people...
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Intersectionality of age and gender

Intersectionality of age and gender7th National Australian Women Lawyers Conference'Investing in the future'(Check against delivery)26 August 2018“Older people” are often thought of as one homogenous group. How often have we heard – what do “older...
Friday 7 September 2018
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

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