Stats again highlight over 45s discrimination (2012 News)

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics highlight the pressures that face mature age workers in trying to stay in or re-enter the workforce, according to Age Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan.
Wednesday 25 January 2012

Time is right to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our...

The Commission has welcomed the Report from the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Commission President, Catherine Branson QC, says it was important to Australia’s future as a cohesive,...
Thursday 19 January 2012

People of Australia Ambassadors a boost to multiculturalism

Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Helen Szoke has today hailed the appointment of the 40 People of Australia ambassadors nominated by the Australian public.
Wednesday 18 January 2012

Marlon Noble must be given chance to clear his name (2012 News)

Marlon Noble’s release after 10 years behind bars without a trial has been welcomed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes.
Monday 9 January 2012

Humour, passion and emotion on display on the big day (2011 News)

With plans already underway to make next year’s 25th anniversary Human Rights Awards the best ever, the Commission has just released a video highlighting the emotion, humour and elation on display at this year’s Awards.
Friday 23 December 2011