‘Women’s achievements: untold stories’ (2008)

I want to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered here today on the traditional land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. I pay my deepest respects to their elders past and present. I would also like to acknowledge Her Excellency Governor...

"Monitoring Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child:...

Thank you Mr Wishardt for your invitation and kind introduction. I would like also to acknowledge Ms Wendy McCarthy, under whose stewardship PLAN is sure to go from strength to strength.

‘Australian Muslim Women: participating in positive social change’: Omeima...

I would like to begin by acknowledging and paying my respects to the GANDANGARA People of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land on which we stand today.

MENTAL HEALTH REFORM IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Allow me to commence by acknowledging the traditional owners of the ladn on which we stand. This acknowledgment reminds us of cultural traditions stretching back to time immemorial, as well as aspirations in our own time for a fair and inclusive...

Women in the super network

Thank you for asking me to speak at your lunch time seminar. I have been excited by the prospect - as you may be aware, I am doing two jobs at the moment at the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. One is the job of Privacy Commissioner,...

The Role of Public Inquiries and Exemption Powers in eliminating disability...

Introduction Distinctive features of the DDA Definition of disability Standards Limits of standards Action plans Focus of legislation on long term and large scale change Exemptions Complaint processes Courts and the role of anti-discrimination...

Evolving law and order policy - A rights perspective

Today's forum is an extremely important one. It gives us the opportunity to reflect on progress, or lack of it, in the ten years since one of the most extensive and devastating reports into the impact of colonialism on the Indigenous peoples of this...

Disability and information technology

I also want to thank and congratulate the organisers of today's workshop, in particular Dr Gerard Goggin from the University of Sydney , Dr Chris Newell from the University of Tasmania and Philip French from the Disability Studies and Research...

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I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional owners of the land where we meet today and to pay my respects to their elders. I would also like to thank the University of NSW and Professor Daniel...

Human Rights Day Address

I would like to acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet today, and pay respect to their elders.

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