Ed Santow

No student should suffer discrimination

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released a submission supporting the urgent removal of exemptions that allow students to be discriminated against on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or pregnancy.The Commission has...
Thursday 24 January 2019
example of fake email

Suspicious email warning

The Australian Human Rights Commission is aware of a suspicious email circulated on January 18, falsely claiming to be from Commission staff.The email is sent from the address legalright @ humanrights.gov.au, which is not an email address used by...
Friday 18 January 2019
office discussion

National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Submission Deadline Extended

The national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, led by Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, has extended the submission deadline to 28 February 2019.This gives stakeholders and the public an extra month to...
Tuesday 18 December 2018
Justice Peter McClellan AM and Chrissie Foster

Winners announced - 2018 Human Rights Awards

The Honourable Justice Peter McClellan AM and Chrissie Foster have won the prestigious 2018 Human Rights Medal for their enormous contribution to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.Chrissie Foster has long...
Friday 14 December 2018
Rosalind Croucher

President announces 2019 National Summit

The President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM will today announce plans for a National Summit on Human Rights.Professor Croucher will announce the National Summit at the 2018 Human Rights Awards at...
Friday 14 December 2018