Dr Soutphommasane with FECCA's Mohammad Al-Khafaji

Outgoing Race Commissioner calls for urgent action

The outgoing Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, has today called for urgent action on measures to reduce racism at the  launch of his final report before stepping down this week.The Report, Anti-Racism in 2018 and Beyond, is...
Tuesday 14 August 2018
Tim Soutphommasane

Australians urged to continue the fight against racism

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has given his final public address, urging Australians to continue the fight against racism, prejudice and discrimination.Speaking at the Whitlam Institute at the University of Western Sydney,...
Monday 6 August 2018
Beyond the Pale report launch

Beyond the Pale: Cultural Diversity on ASX 100 Boards

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane said the make-up of Australia’s top 100 ASX listed companies fails to reflect the nation’s cultural diversity.Commissioner Soutphommasane made the comments at the launch of a ground-breaking...
Monday 30 July 2018
Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane present the award to last year's winner, Cohealth Arts Generator Sisters and Brothers Program

Racism. It Stops With Me Award. Nominate today!

The ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ award recognises organisations and individuals that have made an extraordinary contribution to reducing or preventing racism in Australia.“We must continue to counter racism wherever it arises in our society,” said...
Monday 30 July 2018
Assistant Commissioner Peter Thurtell and his colleagues at NSW Police

Work to begin on anti-racism training for Australian and New Zealand police...

The Australian Human Rights Commission will begin working with the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA) with the aim of developing principles and guidelines on anti-racism and cultural diversity training for police.The Race...
Monday 23 July 2018