Multiculturalism, mental health and the psychology of racism

Speech given to the Western Australian Multicultural Mental Health Forum, PerthCheck against deliveryOur multiculturalism involves a basic idea. That we recognise and celebrate our diversity in cultures. That everyone can be comfortable in their own...
Friday 7 July 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Reaching the highest standard of health for adolescents

Speech given at the Australian Association for Adolescent Health 2017 ConferenceDate: 10am - 11am, Thursday 6 July 2017IntroductionGood morning. It’s a pleasure to be here to speak about the work I have done as Australia’s first National Children’s...
Friday 7 July 2017
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Launch of the WA Branch of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association

Speech given at the launch of the WA Branch of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association, Perth(Edited transcript)Thank you for the introduction. It's wonderful to be here for the launch of the Western Australian chapter of Asian Australian Lawyers....
Wednesday 5 July 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Cultural diversity and the arts

Speech given to the Diversity Arts Australia symposium - check against delivery
Thursday 29 June 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Strengthening Multiculturalism Inquiry - Opening Statement (2017)

Opening statement given to the Select Committee on Strengthening Multiculturalism Public Hearing, Melbourne - check against deliveryThank you to the Committee for the opportunity to give evidence to this important inquiry.Australia is frequently...
Tuesday 27 June 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Launch of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women report

Launch of CSW61 Report Back ReportParliamentary Group on Population and DevelopmentThursday 22 June 2017Event: 11:00am - 12:00pmAustralian Parliament HouseThe report was launched by Minister for Women Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash before members of...
Thursday 22 June 2017
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Domestic violence and older people

Aged Care Psychiatry ServiceEastern Sydney Mental Health AssociationWednesday 21 June 2017Event: 9:00am – 1:00pmOpening Address: 9:05-9:15am (10min)Royal Hospital for Women Lecture TheatreLevel 1, Women’s Health Institute, Randwick Hospital...
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum

 Thursday 15 June 2017Swanston Room, Melbourne Town Hall,Cnr. Swanston and Collins Streets,Melbourne. 3000(NOTE:  Check Against Delivery)Introduction• Acknowledge traditional owners Wurundjeri Peoples of the Kulin Nation.• Thank Dr John Chesterman...
Thursday 15 June 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Sydney Town Hall: Australians of the Year 2017

 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYSydney Town Hall: Australians of the Year 2017It is wonderful to see so many of you here tonight to celebrate these four great  Australians of the year and to learn about their vision for human rights in the future.Thank you...
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Human rights and loving your country

Speech given to Hurlstone Agricultural High School Assembly, Sydney[Edited transcript]Good Morning Hurlstonians, Principal Currie, staff, students. Much has changed at Hurlstone since I was a student here, but some things remain the same. Certainly...
Tuesday 13 June 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

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