Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee

 Thank you for the very kind welcome. May I extend particular thanks to the Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee (NMDCC) for the invitation and for having me here this evening.Let me start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this...
Saturday 23 March 2019
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Harmony Day 2019

Thank you all for taking time out of your day to be here this morning – it’s a great pleasure to have you here on this important day.I’ll begin by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and I pay my respects...
Thursday 21 March 2019
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Race Discrimination Commissioner wants national conversation about hate,...

I’ll start by acknowledging that we are gathered this evening on Dharawal country, and I pay my respects to the First Peoples of this land, and elders past, present and emerging.May I thank the Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra for the...
Thursday 6 December 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

African Think Tank Conference Dinner

Thank you to the African Think Tank, Haileluel, and all the conference organisers for having me this evening.I’ll start by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, and I pay my respects to elders past,...
Monday 12 November 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Global migration in turbulent times - International Metropolis Conference

Thank you for the warm welcome.I’ll start by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging.It is an honour to be here at the International Metropolis...
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Confronting the Return of Race Politics

Confronting the Return of Race PoliticsDr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination CommissionerLecture to the Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University6 August 2018 (6.30pm)Check against deliveryI join in acknowledging the Darug people as the...
Monday 6 August 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Multicultural Australia is mainstream Australia

Multicultural Australia is mainstream AustraliaSpeech to Arab Council Australia, Fairfield East, Sydney31 July 2018I join in recognising the Darug people and acknowledging them as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. To Mary Shalhoub...
Tuesday 31 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracy

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracyRemarks at the launch of Beyond the Pale30 July 2018University of Sydney Business SchoolIt’s wonderful to be back at the Business School and back on Gadigal land and I want to also join in paying my respects...
Monday 30 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Talking diversity amid racial hysteria

Talking diversity amid racial hysteriaDr Tim SoutphommasaneSpeech to University of Sydney behavioural economics and applied policy forum on addressing diversityUniversity of Sydney, Sydney, 27 July 2018Check against deliveryThank you to Professor...
Friday 27 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Cultural backlash and the rise of populism

Cultural backlash and the rise of populismSpeech to Sydney Ideas, The University of Sydney19 July 2018Edited transcriptThanks very much, Jennifer [Barrett] and thanks Pippa [Norris] for giving us such a compelling overview of what things look like...
Thursday 19 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

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