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.

Essentials for Social Justice: Sorry

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner and National Race Discrimination Commissioner, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

"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...

Making rights relevant

Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today. Whilst planning this speech, I was thinking that it was a long time since the first time that I addressed an NDS (then Acrod) conference. I was asked to give the Kenneth Jenkins memorial oration...

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...

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I am very pleased to have been asked to open the 9th Conference of the International Student Advisers Network of Australia (ISANA). I am pleased to welcome those who come from abroad, to exchange ideas and thoughts with a variety of people and...

‘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...

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...

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