Refugee Children on Nauru - photo credit World Vision

Children in Nauru

By National Children’s Commissioner Megan MitchellI recently met with some of the families and children transferred from Nauru to Australia for health reasons.I have seen first-hand the impacts of indefinite detention on the wellbeing of these...
Tuesday 30 October 2018

National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Conversation toolkit

Today the National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry launched a conversation toolkit to assist businesses and organisations conduct facilitated conversations about workplace sexual harassment.The conversation toolkit has been developed to help...
Friday 26 October 2018
Orchid - a symbol of Intersex

Intersex Awareness Day

Intersex Awareness Day on October 26 was created by the global intersex movement to share personal stories and histories and to promote the rights of people born with variations in sex characteristics.The United Nations Free & Equal campaign...
Friday 26 October 2018
2018 Community Org Award finalists

2018 Community Organisation Award finalists

The judging panel for the 2018 Human Rights Awards has revealed the finalists for this year’s Community Organisation Award Category.62 organisations from around the country were nominated for their valuable contribution to the community.One of these...
Friday 26 October 2018
Refugee Children on Nauru - photo credit World Vision

Media Statement - Children on Nauru

The Australian Human Rights Commission urges the Australian Government to address growing concern about the health and wellbeing of refugees and asylum seekers subject to third country processing.The Commission acknowledges that the Australian...
Tuesday 23 October 2018