Logo for Racism, It Stops With Me

Justice Department supports anti-racism campaign

Tasmania's Justice Department has pledged support for the Australian Human Rights Commission’s national anti-racism campaign, Racism. It Stops With Me.The campaign provides practical advice on how to counter racism, and accessible information about...
Tuesday 2 February 2016
Logos of the 5 RISWM award finalists: Football Federation Victoria, Multicultural Development Agency, All together Now,  Hobsons Bay City Council and Tasmanian Students Against Racism

Finalists announced for Racism. It Stops With Me Award 2015

Australian Human Rights Commission President Professor Gillian Triggs has congratulated the finalists of the 2015 Racism. It Stops With Me Award.“We received many high calibre nominations for the Commission’s newest award category, the Racism. It...
Friday 6 November 2015

Racial discrimination persists for many Australians, report finds

Racial discrimination continues to affect many Australians, according to a new report by the Australian Human Rights Commission.Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane will launch the Freedom from Discrimination: Report on the 40th...
Thursday 5 November 2015
Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane and Chief Justice Robert French

Honouring the Racial Discrimination Act and its architects

In the year marking the 40th anniversary of the Racial Discrimination Act, Chief Justice Robert French has hailed the Act as a major landmark in Australia’s history and a “well established part of Australia’s human rights architecture”.The comments...
Friday 23 October 2015

'Unity prevails over division': Commissioner supports Bendigo plan

The City of Greater Bendigo will develop a cultural diversity and inclusion plan to ensure its community is inclusive and prosperous.Bendigo announced its diversity plan on 19 October at a breakfast forum attended by Race Discrimination Commissioner...
Monday 19 October 2015