Kate Jenkins and others at IWD event in Melbourne

IWD: Time to celebrate achievements and acknowledge the challenges

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins says significant inroads have been made, but there’s still a long way to go to achieve gender equality in Australia.Speaking at an International Women’s Day event in Melbourne today, Commissioner...
Thursday 8 March 2018
Wiyi Yani U Thangani in Adelaide on IWD

Commissioner June Oscar marks IWD with First Nations Women & Girls

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar is marking International Women’s Day with Indigenous women and girls in South Australia, for the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.Commissioner Oscar said...
Thursday 8 March 2018
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins

Moves to improve online safety welcomed

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has welcomed the Minister for Women’s moves to improve online safety, particularly for women and girls.In her National Press Club address to mark International Women’s Day, the Minister Kelly O’Dwyer...
Tuesday 6 March 2018
MeToo has created an appetite for change

Sex Discrimination Commissioner says momentum for change must continue

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins said it’s important the momentum gained by the #MeToo campaign continues.Commissioner Jenkins delivered the Pamela Denoon lecture at the Australian...
Tuesday 6 March 2018
78ers at the 2018 Mardi Gras Parade. Photo by Jeffrey Feng

Mardi Gras celebrates commitment to equality

The 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras was a magnificent celebration of pride, diversity and unswerving commitment to equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, said Human Rights Commissioner...
Monday 5 March 2018