Dr Rosalind Croucher

Commission welcomes new President

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the appointment of a new President to replace Professor Gillian Triggs, who departs at the end of July after a five-year term.The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC today announced...
Tuesday 20 June 2017
Gillian Triggs, and Padma Raman (ED) of the Australian Human Rights Commission with key staff of Deloitte who worked on the project

‘Magna Carta: The Story of Our Freedom’ wins coveted Good Design Award

The Australian Human Rights Commission and Deloitte Consulting have won the 2017 Good Design Award for best overall digital design for ‘Magna Carta: The Story of Our Freedom.’The Australian Human Rights Commission worked with Deloitte’s Narrative...
Thursday 15 June 2017
Photo of Gillian Triggs with text Celebrating our human rights champions"

President calls for Awards nominations

Once again, Australia is preparing to celebrate our human rights champions, but we need your help!We’re asking you to nominate inspiring individuals, organisations, businesses or community groups who’ve made positive contributions to human rights....
Friday 9 June 2017
Muslim Calendar

Iftar fundamentally repudiates violence and hatred

Speaking at an Iftar dinner hosted by the Victorian Parliament, Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow has described Australia’s commitment to multiculturalism as “stronger than the fear of difference; stronger than hatred; stronger than violence.”...
Tuesday 6 June 2017

Commissioner invites OPCAT submissions

Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow has released a consultation paper and a call for submissions on Australia’s implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or...
Thursday 25 May 2017