Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane

Commissioner delivers anti-racism message to media agencies

Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has highlighted the need to embrace cultural diversity and to recognise racism in a speech to executives from advertising, media and communications agencies on 28 May.The Commissioner told the...
Monday 28 May 2018
Funeral Procession for Mulrunji, Palm Island.

Commission welcomes Palm Island decision

In one of the most significant racial discrimination cases in Australia’s history, the Queensland Government has agreed to apologise and deliver a $30 million settlement to residents of Palm Island for racial discrimination linked to riots in 2004....
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Leading for Change report launch

Cultural diversity report launched at University of Sydney

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence and Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane launched the Australian Human Rights Commission report Leading for Change: A blueprint for cultural diversity and inclusive leadership...
Thursday 12 April 2018
Leading for Change

‘A mere cricket team’s worth of diversity’: Australian leadership study

New research released by Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has found only eight chief executives within the ASX 200 companies have a non-European background – enough to squeeze into a Tarago.“Of the 30 members of the Federal...
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Students with Commissioners

High school students tackle racism

School students from Holroyd High School, Pymble Ladies College and Sydney Boys High School have spoken powerfully about multiculturalism, belonging and racial discrimination.  The students addressed a morning tea hosted by Race Discrimination...
Wednesday 21 March 2018

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