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

Closing remarks at "Beyond food festivals" panel

Closing remarks at “Beyond food festivals: Practical actions to build diversity and create inclusive workplaces”21 March 2018Department of the Prime Minister and CabinetCanberra ACTEdited transcriptThe 21st of March is a day of many sides. We all...
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Remarks at the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination...

Remarks at the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Morning Tea20 March 2018Australian Human Rights Commission, SydneyEdited transcriptTomorrow, the 21st of March, is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial...
Tuesday 20 March 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Speech to the UN Human Rights Council

Speech to UN Human Rights Council (By videolink)19 March 2018Whether it is prejudice, intolerance or discrimination, there can be no place for racism in the society of nations. As we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial...
Monday 19 March 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

The Chinese presence in Australia

  The Chinese presence in Australia Speech to Western Sydney University conference on ‘Community Sentiment and Chinese Australian Experiences’Western Sydney University, Parramatta1 March 2018Dr Tim SoutphommasaneRace Discrimination Commissioner*...
Thursday 1 March 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Fighting racism in Australia

Remarks at UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Thematic Discussion on Racial Discrimination in Today’s WorldGeneva, Switzerland29 November 2017Edited transcriptIt is timely to have this forum on racial discrimination, given the...
Wednesday 29 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Statement to UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Geneva,...

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY27 November 2017Chair and committee members: thank you for the opportunity to address you.I am pleased to join you as Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner and as a representative of the Australian Human Rights...
Tuesday 28 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Racism, denial and false narratives

National Advancing Community Cohesion conferenceWestern Sydney University, Parramatta, Sydney22 November 2017Check against deliveryI acknowledge the Darug people as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. May I also acknowledge Dr Sev...
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

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