RDC Chin Tan

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has urged Australians to reflect on the anti-racism principles and legacy of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela in combatting racism.Commissioner Tan spoke at the Nelson Mandela Day...
Monday 25 March 2019
animated characters from the Rights and Freedoms calendar

New education resources released

A new online calendar marking key historical human rights moments is now available, connecting the Commission’s existing education materials with interactive lessons that are directly linked to the Australian curriculum.The Rights and Freedoms...
Friday 22 March 2019
Commissioner Kay Patterson with Attorney General Christian Porter

Commission welcomes National Plan on elder abuse

Age Discrimination Commissioner Dr Kay Patterson this week participated in the launch of the Federal Government’s National Plan to Respond to the Abuse of Older Australians (2019-2023). The Plan features a national hotline and frontline services as...
Friday 22 March 2019
Birthing on country

National Close the Gap Day

The Co-Chair of the Close the Gap Campaign and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has launched the 2019 Close the Gap report “Our Choices, Our Voices”.The report, prepared by the Lowitja Institute, was...
Thursday 21 March 2019
Chin Tan and Harmony Day guests

Celebrating harmony and eliminating racial discrimination

In the wake of the Christchurch tragedy, the Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan will hold a series of talks with Muslim communities across the country about their experiences of hate speech and violence.Speaking at a Harmony Day event in...
Thursday 21 March 2019