cybernetic imagery on human face

How do we make artificial intelligence more humane?

By Edward Santow (Australian Human Rights Commissioner) and Nicholas Davis (Head of Society and Innovation, Member of Executive Committee, World Economic Forum).We’ve all had something like it happen: one minute you’re searching for a present...
Tuesday 5 March 2019
Human Rights Education

Australia and Vietnam Partner on Human Rights Education

The Commission has entered in to a three-year partnership with the Ho Chi Minh Academy of Politics (the Academy) to roll out human rights education training and materials throughout schools and universities in Vietnam. A Memorandum of Understanding...
Wednesday 27 February 2019
children jumping while teacher looks on

COAG endorses National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

The National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, welcomes the Prime Minister's confirmation that the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has endorsed National Principles for Child Safe Organisations."The National Principles for Child Safe...
Tuesday 19 February 2019
June Oscar and Rod Little

Our Health, Our Voice, Our Choice

The Close the Gap Campaign has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment to work in genuine partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to address the inequality that continues to exist in life expectancy and other outcomes.
Thursday 14 February 2019
Megan Mitchell at the UN

Making history at the United Nations

The National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, appeared before the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva last week, in order to discuss her recent report on the state of children’s rights in Australia.The report...
Monday 11 February 2019