The many faces of racism

UNESCO Chair Annual OrationAlfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, Melbourne11 October 2017Check against delivery To the Wurundjeri people, may I acknowledge your traditional ownership of the land we meet, and...
Monday 23 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Citizenship, multiculturalism and anti-racism

Speech to the 2017 conference of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia9 October 2017Check against delivery What does it mean to be Australian? What does it mean to say we are multicultural? And how must we respond to racism,...
Friday 20 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Practising courage

Speech to graduation ceremony, University of Technology, Sydney12 October 2017Check against deliveryWhat an honour it is to be joining you on this happy occasion. To all those graduating, my warmest congratulations. I hope you enjoy celebrating...
Friday 20 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Research by Government Reform Bodies involving Vulnerable People and Populations

Ethics Training Day: Dealing with VulnerabilityPrinceton Room, Bond University, 14 University Drive, Robina, Qld  CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYIntroductionI represent an organisation that works extensively with people who can be part of “vulnerable...
Wednesday 11 October 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wurundjeri yani u.   Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani.  Yathawarra,...
Friday 6 October 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Religion and Human Rights in Modern Australia: Friends, Foes or Ships in the...

Western Sydney Open ForumCHECK AGAINST DELIVERYAcknowledgements• Traditional Aboriginal owners: the Darug Nation• Dr Sev Ozdowski AMIf you’ve read the papers or seen the news in the last few weeks, you might be forgiven for thinking that human...
Wednesday 27 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

NTCOSS Conference 2017

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Larrakia yani u. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani. Yathawarra, wilalawarra...
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Populism, anxiety and race

Keynote speech to Australian Political Studies Association conference, MelbourneCheck against delivery  The American political sociologist Barrington Moore once said, ‘No bourgeoisie, no democracy.’ We are now seeing that formula being put through...
Monday 25 September 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Keynote Address - Military Pride Ball 2017

Military Pride Ball - Keynote Speech Check against deliveryIntroductionAcknowledgements• Thank you, James and Ellen, for your kind introduction.• Traditional owners: the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation and to pay my respects to their elders past...
Saturday 23 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Making detention safe and humane: can we grasp a once-in-a-generation...

Making detention safe and humane: can we grasp a once-in-a-generation opportunity?Austin Asche OrationAustralian Academy of Law and Charles Darwin UniversityNitmiluk Lounge, Level 4, Parliament House, Darwin 5pm, 19 September 2017CHECK AGAINST...
Tuesday 19 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

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