NAIDOC Awards - Acceptance Speech

[Thank you in Bunuba]I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation of the land we stand on, their elders, past, present and emerging.I prepared a few words in case this happened – I want to make sure that I speak with the integrity that all...
Monday 16 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

‘BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN’ National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s...

[Introduction in Bunuba]Jalangurru lanygu wiyi yani gurama yani.I want to pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land we meet on today, and to their elders both past and present.What an occasion to...
Thursday 12 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Shifting beliefs about ageing

I am grateful to be with you today to talk about how we can begin to shift how people feel about the concept of ageing.
Friday 22 June 2018
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Launch of National Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

Thank you, Minister. Good morning everyone.I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and paying my respects to their elders past and present.In recent months, many women and men have come forward...
Wednesday 20 June 2018
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Elder Abuse is Everybody’s Business

Aged Rights Advocacy Service World Elder Abuse Awareness Day ConferenceKeynote address: Elder Abuse is Everybody’s BusinessFriday, 15 June 2018(Check against delivery)Thank you Keith Conlon and congratulations Louise Herft for all the work you and...
Friday 15 June 2018
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Introductory Remarks at the Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture 2018

Introductory RemarksDr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination CommissionerKep Enderby Memorial LectureSydney, 12 June 2018Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AMThe Hon. Susan Ryan AOThe Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMGKeir and Rosemary EnderbyUncle...
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Standing together

Opening Remarks at the Third National Forum on Racial Tolerance and Community Harmony12 June 2018SydneyCheck against deliveryWe meet today on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and I acknowledge their elders past and present.Welcome...
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Diversity and the civic purpose of education

Diversity and the civic purpose of educationSpeech to University and Schools DinnerSt Andrew’s College, The University of Sydney31 May 2018Check against deliveryChancellor Belinda HutchinsonProf The Hon Dame Marie BashirAlister Henskens SC...
Thursday 31 May 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

‘The role of the Australian Human Rights Commission as the national human...

   Freedom18—the limits of religious freedomNSW Parliament House 23 May 2018[Professor Croucher spoke to this paper]IntroductionI begin my presentation by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land, and pay my respect to the elders, past...
Wednesday 23 May 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Human rights and violence against women: ANROWS National Conference

Good afternoon.I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and paying my respects to their elders past and present.I am very pleased to be here today to speak to...
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

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