Bridging visas are more humane

The Commission has welcomed the announcement that bridging visas will be granted to an initial group of asylum seekers who arrived in Australia by boat.
Friday 25 November 2011

No excuse for violence against women (2011 News)

The Australian Human Right’s Commission’s White Ribbon Ambassadors are Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, and Graeme Innes, Disability Discrimination Commissioner.
Friday 25 November 2011

Bullying and violence within Indigenous communities come under the spotlight (...

“Lateral violence, also known as horizontal violence or intra-racial conflict, is created by experiences of powerlessnesCommissioner Mick Gooda says.
Thursday 24 November 2011

Human Rights Medal and Young People’s Medal finalists (2011 News)

Gracia strives to better the lives of people around her and, in particular, youth from refugee backgrounds. She is a caseworker for refugee families, a radio co-host, a tutor for international students, a youth motivational speaker, and a member of...
Thursday 24 November 2011

Stronger Futures – a chance to move beyond the pain of the Intervention (2011...

The Stronger Futures Bills indicate that the government has started to listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda said.
Wednesday 23 November 2011