Mardi Gras should remind us of the changes Australia still needs to make (2012...

Commission President Catherine Branson QC said the Commission has joined fellow National Human Rights Institutions from around the world in endorsing the statement which addresses discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against...
Friday 2 March 2012

New Gender Equality Bill welcomed (2012 News)

Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, has welcomed the introduction into Parliament today of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Bill 2012.
Thursday 1 March 2012

Commission welcomes steps towards better monitoring of places of detention (...

The Commission has welcomed progress towards Australia’s ratification and implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT).
Wednesday 29 February 2012

Jobs for older childcare workers safe under new rules (2012 News)

Age Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan, has received confirmation from the Government that a potential area of indirect age discrimination against mature age child care workers has a solution.
Tuesday 21 February 2012

National Year of Reading includes the needs of everyone (2012 News)

This year is the National Year of Reading and the campaign to encourage more Australians to read, is currently underway after launches and announcements all across the country last week.
Tuesday 21 February 2012