Society of University Lawyers

When I was invited to give this address, my first thought was to talk about unlawful discrimination in the context of higher education and, in particular, disability discrimination.

The State of Gender Equality in Australia

I also acknowledge the Larrakia people and pay my respects to their elders past, present and future. I honour them for their custodianship of the land on which we gather tonight. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have long spoken out for...

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Thank you for the invitation to appear before the committee. I would like to acknowledge that we are meeting on Gadigal land, and pay my respects to the Gadigal people.

President Speech: The role of the Australian Human Rights Commission in...

I would like to begin by saying how delighted I am to be here speaking this evening about the work of the Australian Human Rights Commission. I hope also to learn more about the protection of human rights in Japan and about your proposal for a...

Australian Identity

Thank you for the opportunity to speak tonight at your dinner and also on Australia Day. I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land, the people of the Kulin Nation, and pay my respects to their elders past and present...

Garma Festival of Traditional Culture

I would like to acknowledge the Gumatj people on whose land we are today.  I would also like to acknowledge other Yolngu people and balanda here today and thank the Yothu Yindi Foundation for inviting me to speak at this years Garma Festival where...

Launch Mental Health Brochures & Fact Sheets

Diversity in Health is a conference about health. Multicultural Mental Health Australia is a multicultural health service.  Vision Australia deals with issues and needs of people with print disability. What have these services and issues got to do...

Presentation toRound Table on Information Access For People with Print...

I've always had a yearning to be in the Guinness Book of Records, and so I decided, in preparation for today, to give the shortest presentation ever made by a staff member of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. My presentation thus...

Speeches by the Hon. Catherine Branson, President, Australian Human Rights...

The Hon Catherine Branson was President of the Australian Human Rights Commission from 7 August 2008 - 29 July 2012. Click here to access her biography.

NT Criminal Lawyers Conference

Three legal systems but still no justice - Aboriginal Family Violence and the Challenge of Reform Speech by Pru Goward, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner at the NT Criminal Lawyers Conference, 1st July 2003 Chief Justice, Judges...

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