Sorry Day alone is not enough (2011)

Australians should remember the grief, sorrow and ultimate resilience experienced by members of the Stolen Generations on Sorry Day (26 May), Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda said.
Thursday 26 May 2011

2011 News: Potential for suicide and self-harm is a real concern

The apparent suicides of three men at Villawood Immigration Detention Centre last year and high rates of self-harm should serve as a warning about the impacts of Australia’s immigration detention system, the Commission has said.
Thursday 26 May 2011

2011 News: Australian hearts need to be humane

"I am coming here to appeal to Australian hearts to be humane to the treatment of asylum seekers,” United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay told a 1500-strong crowd that packed Sydney Town Hall last night.
Tuesday 24 May 2011

2011 News: Tickets on sale now for Human Rights Awards ceremony

Now in their 24th year, the Australian Human Rights Commission’s annual Human Rights Awards have become one of the highlights of the calendar for those working to protect and promote human rights in Australia.
Monday 23 May 2011

2011 News: Constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians

Australians have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to help shape the future of the nation by participating in public consultations on recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution.
Wednesday 18 May 2011

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