2011 News: Government encouraged to place more in community detention

The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed the news that a significant number of families and unaccompanied minors have been placed in community detention.
Wednesday 29 June 2011

2011 News: New campaign to stop cyber bullying

Partnering with the Child Health Promotion Research Centre at Edith Cowan University, and communications specialists, Primary Communication, the Commission will be focusing on helping young people to take safe and effective action when they witness...
Tuesday 28 June 2011

2011 News: ADFA Review calls for submissions

“I would particularly like to encourage current and former ADFA cadets, ADFA graduates - especially those who have graduated in the last three years - ADFA personnel and the families and sponsor families of ADFA cadets to make submissions,” said...
Monday 27 June 2011

2011 News: We need to stop locking up Indigenous young offenders

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has welcomed the release of a report which highlights over-representation of young Indigenous people in the criminal justice system as one of the most neglected but urgent...
Tuesday 21 June 2011

2011 News: Important role of National Human Rights Institutions recognised

The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed an historic resolution affirming the critical role of national human rights institutions in protecting human rights across the globe.
Monday 20 June 2011

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