2011 News: Strong support for major human rights event

The High Commissioner will be joined by prominent and well-respected Australians including the ‘father of reconciliation’, Patrick Dodson, and Director of the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc, Paris Aristotle.
Friday 6 May 2011

2011 News: Commission partners in anti-bullying campaign

The ‘Don’t Stand By, Stand Up’ campaign, a partnership between of the Australian Human Rights Commission and online youth mental health service ReachOut.com, highlights the importance of the bystander in preventing bullying.
Thursday 5 May 2011

2011 News: Stronger federal protections needed

There is broad support for federal laws protecting people from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and sex and/or gender identity, the Australian Human Rights Commission has found.
Wednesday 4 May 2011

2011 News: Defence Review panel announced

The review will be a two stage process, beginning with the examination of the treatment of women in the Australian Defence Force Academy. The second phase will entail an assessment of the effectiveness of the Women’s Action Plan within the...
Tuesday 3 May 2011

2011 News: Human Rights 2011 a major public event

The UN High Commissioner For Human Rights, Navi Pillay, will be the guest of honour at a major public event to be hosted by the Australian Human Rights Commission in Sydney on Monday, 23 May.
Thursday 21 April 2011