Presentation to State and Local Government CEO's (2009)

It's a great pleasure for me to be back in Perth , and particularly here at the Association For The Blind. During the eighties and nineties I lived in Perth for around ten years. I met and married my wife here, and still have strong family links. We...

Community justice, law and governance - a rights perspective: Dr William Jonas...

Due to overseas travel commitments in his role as Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Jonas is unable to be here today. He sends his apologies and has requested that Darren Dick, Director of the Social Justice Unit at HREOC deliver the following...

ADR: an essential tool for human rights

I would like to begin by acknowledging the Elders and Traditional Owners of Darwin, the Larrakia People, and to thank them for the opportunity to visit this beautiful part of the country. After that very heartfelt welcome to country, I feel very...

Domestic and family violence: developing a new language for workplaces (2010)

I would also like to extend a particular welcome to Ged Kearny, the incoming president of the Australian Council of Trade Unions – I look forward to working closely with you in coming months. I would also like to acknowledge Neil Morris who is...

Beyond Wei Tang: Do Australia’s human trafficking laws fully reflect Australia’...

I would like to pay my respects to the Wurundjeri people, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet today and acknowledge the wonderful work of Julie and Sue for bringing together the distinguished judges, prosecutors, academics,...

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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...

Speech: Getting back to basics: putting racial equality back on the national...

Opening this conference is an honour, and also one of my first official duties as the Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner. For those of you that I haven't met before, I look forward to speaking with you today, and working with you in the future.

"Human Rights in Australia Their Protection and Resolution Through the Law...

Mr. Neil Brown QC, Mr. Michael Shand QC, members of the Victoria Bar and of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, all.

6th National Deafblind Conference

Almost every day there seems to be some new development in information and communications technology. Technologies which did not exist a few years ago are now worth many billions of dollars each year in economic activity.

Tomorrow today - 21st Century Solutions

Tomorrow today - 21st Century Solutions Speech delivered by Pru Goward, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner 4 September 2002 National Work and Family Conference 2002 Sydney...

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