2011 News: National plan helps women living in violence and fear

Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, says Australia has taken a great stride forward in eliminating one of the greatest human rights abuses that exists in our country today, namely violence against women.
Wednesday 16 February 2011

2011 News: Hot, dusty, remote location shouldn’t be used to detain children

Based on observations from the Commission’s November visit to the facility in outback Western Australia, President Catherine Branson QC has said that the Commission is once again seriously concerned about children in detention who have limited...
Tuesday 15 February 2011

2011 News: More work to do to improve trust and relationships

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda says Reconciliation Australia’s 2010 Australian Reconciliation Barometer gives a sense of hope for continued improvements in the relationships between Indigenous and non-...
Monday 14 February 2011

2011 News: Reports signal opportunities for change on the horizon

Recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is a rare opportunity for nation-building when the Australian people can direct the transformation of the nation and its identity, Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has said.
Friday 11 February 2011

2011 News: Time is critical in efforts to Close the Gap

Ms Gillard will work with the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples in efforts to close the life expectancy gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Wednesday 9 February 2011