Sydney Town Hall: Australians of the Year 2017

 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYSydney Town Hall: Australians of the Year 2017It is wonderful to see so many of you here tonight to celebrate these four great  Australians of the year and to learn about their vision for human rights in the future.Thank you...
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Hobart Oration

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

Free Speech Inquiry - Opening Statement (2017)

 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human RightsInquiry into Freedom of SpeechPublic hearing 17 February 2017CanberraSource: HANSARDCONDITIONS OF DISTRIBUTIONThis is an uncorrected proof of evidence taken before the committee.It is made available...
Friday 17 February 2017
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Jessie Street Trust Annual Lunch 2016

check against deliveryJessie Street Trust Annual LunchI am pleased to join you today to honour the work and annual birthday of Jessie Mary Grey Lillingston Street, a remarkable, and very modern Australian woman. Well before the First World War, she...
Friday 3 June 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Female Genital Mutilation Conference

 Check against deliveryFemale Genital Mutilation ConferenceA Human Rights PerspectiveI acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and their elders past and present. May I welcome each of you to the...
Friday 29 April 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Hotung Fellowship Public Lecture 2016

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Wednesday 6 April 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference

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Friday 4 March 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

HR Leaders Forum

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Tuesday 23 February 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

New report reveal alarming impact of detention on children

[Check against delivery]Thank you for joining us today.Over a year ago, the Australian Human Rights Commission produced The Forgotten Children Report.This Report examined the impact of prolonged mandatory, indefinite immigration detention on the...
Thursday 4 February 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Access to Justice

Check against deliveryAccess to justiceYour Honours, distinguished guests:I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land, the Wurrindjeri people of the Kulin nation and pay my respects to their elders, especially to those elders present today.May...
Monday 1 February 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

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