Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wurundjeri yani u.   Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani.  Yathawarra,...
Friday 6 October 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Sport, politics and society

Speech to the 2017 Diversity and Inclusion in Sport ForumMelbourne6 October 2017Edited transcriptPolitics has no place in sport.  Let sport be sport.Sound familiar? We've heard a lot of it, haven't we, over the last few weeks, particularly around...
Friday 6 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Children’s rights to safety and to a holistic education

Good morning everyone and thank you Katharine O’Donnell, ANZELA National President, for inviting me to be part of what I hear has been a stimulating event to date and to present the Dr Ann Shorten Memorial Lecture.I too would like to acknowledge the...
Thursday 5 October 2017
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Religion and Human Rights in Modern Australia: Friends, Foes or Ships in the...

Western Sydney Open ForumCHECK AGAINST DELIVERYAcknowledgements• Traditional Aboriginal owners: the Darug Nation• Dr Sev Ozdowski AMIf you’ve read the papers or seen the news in the last few weeks, you might be forgiven for thinking that human...
Wednesday 27 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

NTCOSS Conference 2017

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Larrakia yani u. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani. Yathawarra, wilalawarra...
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Populism, anxiety and race

Keynote speech to Australian Political Studies Association conference, MelbourneCheck against delivery  The American political sociologist Barrington Moore once said, ‘No bourgeoisie, no democracy.’ We are now seeing that formula being put through...
Monday 25 September 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Keynote Address - Military Pride Ball 2017

Military Pride Ball - Keynote Speech Check against deliveryIntroductionAcknowledgements• Thank you, James and Ellen, for your kind introduction.• Traditional owners: the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation and to pay my respects to their elders past...
Saturday 23 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Making detention safe and humane: can we grasp a once-in-a-generation...

Making detention safe and humane: can we grasp a once-in-a-generation opportunity?Austin Asche OrationAustralian Academy of Law and Charles Darwin UniversityNitmiluk Lounge, Level 4, Parliament House, Darwin 5pm, 19 September 2017CHECK AGAINST...
Tuesday 19 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Chief Executive Women’s Annual Dinner 2017

Jalangurru maningga balanggarri (good evening everyone).Bilimi ingirranggu, ngindaji thangani ganinyi . I will share with you how I came to be here tonight.Wendy McCarthy ingga ngayaginma jurali, wilawunbu ngindaji yani.Gudu gudu limi nhi, nginyjaga...
Tuesday 19 September 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Elder Financial Abuse—Insights from the ALRC's Elder Abuse Inquiry

n 2002, the World Health Organization said that preventing elder abuse in an ageing world is ‘everybody’s business’.[1] In finishing our report, Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response, we wanted to make this ‘everybody’s responsibility’
Sunday 17 September 2017
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

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