‘Free and Equal’: Making Human Rights Education a Priority

National FutureSchools Expo and Conferences21 March 2019Melbourne I pay my respects to the Wurudjeri peoples of the Kulin nation who are the traditional custodians of this land—to their elders, past and present, and to the future generations, the...
Wednesday 27 March 2019
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

Occasional Address — University of New South Wales graduation

21 June 2018*Check against delivery Chancellor, David Gonski AC, Dean, Professor George Williams AO, distinguished guests, graduating students and families. Graduations are such a special moment— not just in a university calendar, but also in your...
Thursday 21 June 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Occasional Address - Australian Catholic University graduation

10 May 2018Australian Catholic University graduationProfessor Margot Hillel, Dr Stephen Weller, Members of the Senate of the Australian Catholic University, Acting Associate Vice-Chancellor (NSW), Associate Professor McArdle, distinguished guests,...
Thursday 10 May 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

APS Human Rights Network - Speech by Greg Manning

 IntroductionI would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land, the Ngunnawal people, and pay my respects to their elders, past and present.The Attorney-General’s Department is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this event,...
Wednesday 2 December 2015

APS Human Rights Network - Speech by Stephanie Foster

Like Gillian, I begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land we’re meeting on, and pay my respects to elders past and present, and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island employees joining us today.And hello to all.  It’s wonderful,...
Monday 2 November 2015

APS Human Rights Network - Speech by Prof. Gillian Triggs (2015)

Thank you for the introduction, and in this glorious atmosphere in Canberra can I also acknowledge the Ngunnawal people, the traditional custodians of the land on which we now gather. I pay my respects to elders, past and present.Thank you to the...
Monday 2 November 2015
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Education and Human Rights – Recognising one, realising all

Speech delivered to the Centre for Equality event “Education Under Fire”Speech by Professor Gillian TriggsPresident, Australian Human Rights CommissionWednesday, 28 November 2012Chief Justice, your honours, friends and colleagues, students, ladies...
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

APS Human Rights Network - Speech: Mr Harry Jenkins MP (2012)

It is a pleasure to be here today at this meeting of the APS Human Rights Network.  It is good to see Commonwealth public servants regularly coming together to think about how human rights relate to their work.
Monday 29 October 2012

Youth Challenge Online - Teaching Human Rights and Responsibilities

May I begin by welcoming you all here today, including Senator Marise Payne who is representing the Commonwealth Attorney General, Professor Gordon Stanley, President of the NSW Board of Studies, Mr Duncan McGuiness from the NSW Parents Council and...
Friday 7 December 2001
Former Commissioners