AHRC- roles, responsibilities and challenges

The Australian Human Rights Commission—roles, responsibilities and challengesSupreme and Federal Court Judges’ Conference 2019Hobart, 22 January 2019Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM[Professor Croucher spoke to this paper]IntroductionI begin...
Monday 4 February 2019
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

2018 Human Rights Awards

14 December 2018Westin Hotel, Sydney(Check against delivery)[Thank you for your warm welcome to country]I begin by paying my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation— to their elders, past and present, and to the future generations; and I...
Thursday 13 December 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Women’s Club lunch

The role of the Australian Human Rights Commission as the national human rights body in promoting and protecting rights15 June 2018[Professor Croucher spoke to this paper. Check against delivery.]Thank you, Vice-President Virginia Gordon, for...
Friday 15 June 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Sexual Harassment - Safer Workplaces

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins delivered the keynote address at the Women in Film and TV NSW - Safer Workplaces Strategies forum.Good morning everyone. I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on...
Thursday 14 December 2017
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Hobart Oration

“A fair go for all: the state of human rights protection in Australia...
Thursday 30 March 2017
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

The future of human rights in Australia

Please check against deliveryAHRC Awards 2015Thank you Craig for your generosity, for the 4th time, in guiding us through the awards. Well done for your very funny and successful Media Circus.Your honors, distinguished guests, colleagues, ladies and...
Thursday 10 December 2015
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Freedom, Parliament and the Courts

  Speech to the annual Human Rights Dinner, co-hosted by Justice Connect and the Human Rights Law Centre. Draft: check against deliveryThank you for your welcome tonight.Acknowledgement of countryI am honored to be a patron of Justice Connect that...
Friday 5 June 2015
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Australian Corporate Lawyers Association Corporate

Check against deliveryKeynote Address - Australian Corporate Lawyers Association CorporateGood morning and thank you for your warm introduction.I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet – the Gadigal people of...
Wednesday 4 March 2015
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Statement to Senate Estimates, 24 February 2015

(Check against delivery, 24 February 2015)The Report of the Commission’s Inquiry into the impact of immigration detention on children, The Forgotten Children, has now been tabled in Parliament and is available to the public– more than three months...
Tuesday 24 February 2015
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Australian Human Rights Awards 2014

10 December 2014Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney**Check against delivery**Welcome to you all to the 27th Australian Human Rights Commission celebration of Human Rights Day, proclaimed by the United Nations on the 10 December 1950.May I give a...
Wednesday 10 December 2014
Professor Gillian Triggs, President