Tennant Creek High School students

Wiyi Yani U Thangani team heads to Queensland’s far north coast

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO is heading to the far north coast of Queensland next week, as part of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.Commissioner Oscar will be visiting Mapoon,...
Friday 21 September 2018
Commissioner June Oscar AO

Criminal Justice is in crisis says Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO says the criminal justice system in Australia is in crisis.Commissioner Oscar spoke at the Empowering Women, Changing Lives annual event in Sydney today, hosted by...
Tuesday 18 September 2018
Aged care worker talking to male resident

Commission welcomes announcement of a Royal Commission into aged care

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a Royal Commission into aged care as reports of appalling mistreatment continue to emerge.Age Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Kay Patterson, says this issue...
Monday 17 September 2018
Kate Jenkins at the 2018 National Press Club

Everyone’s Business: 2018 Sexual Harassment Survey

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has released new figures today that show sexual harassment continues to be a major problem in Australian workplaces.Speaking at the National Press Club in Canberra, Commissioner Jenkins outlined the...
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Refugee Children on Nauru - photo credit World Vision

Commission calls for seriously ill Nauru children to be transferred

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling on the Federal Government to urgently transfer any seriously unwell asylum seeker children – and their families – from Nauru to Australia. The Commission notes several recent cases where the Federal...
Wednesday 5 September 2018

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