Dr Helen Szoke has resigned as Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner to take up a new role as Chief Executive of Oxfam.Commission President Professor Gillian Triggs said she would like to thank Dr Szoke for all her hard work.“Dr Szoke is a...
Thursday 29 November 2012
Race Discrimination Commissioner, Helen Szoke, has released the Commission’s Principles to promote and protect the human rights of international students at the Australian International Education Conference in Melbourne today.
Thursday 4 October 2012
It is with disappointment and concern that Australians witnessed the physically violent demonstrations in Sydney on Saturday by some protesters angered by a YouTube clip which is disrespectful and offensive in its depiction of Islam.
Tuesday 18 September 2012
Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Helen Szoke launched the National Anti-Racism Strategy in Melbourne today alongside the Attorney-General Nicola Roxon and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Kate Lundy.
Friday 24 August 2012
Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Helen Szoke has warned that a Facebook page filled with racially abusive messages about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people could be a breach of the Racial Discrimination Act.
Thursday 9 August 2012