Cultural Diversity Forum

Commissioner hosts Cultural Diversity and Leadership Forum

Leaders from Australian business, government, media and higher education joined a Cultural Diversity and Leadership Forum on 7 June, hosted by Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane in Sydney.The event was an initiative of the...
Friday 8 June 2018
Young leaders with Tim Soutphommasane

Mentoring the next generation of anti-racism advocates

The Australian Human Rights Commission has partnered with the Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network to deliver a National Youth Anti-Racism Initiative.Twenty youth leaders from around Australia met in Melbourne on 5 June to begin a two-day leadership...
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Human Rights Awards

Nominations wanted for the 2018 Human Rights Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Australian Human Rights Awards.“Our annual Human Rights Awards acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of the many extraordinary Australians who quietly advance human rights in the community,” said Australian...
Tuesday 29 May 2018
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
Professor Megan Davis, Commissioner June Oscar, Pat Anderson, Sally Scales and Irene Davey at Uluru

One year since the Uluru Statement called for Voice, Treaty & Truth

The Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO is encouraging all Australians to reflect on the call made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Central Australia one year ago.On May 26 last year, First Nations peoples from around the...
Saturday 26 May 2018