thoughtful older woman at work

Survey reveals attitudes to older workers

A new survey on attitudes to employing older workers has found that up to 30 per cent of Australian employers are still reluctant to hire workers over a certain age, and for more than two thirds of this group, that age was over 50.The survey of more...
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Composite of photos of the Community Individual Award Finalists

2018 Tony Fitzgerald Memorial Community Individual Awards finalists announced!

Photo: (top left to right) Alex Greenwich, Catia Malaquias, (bottom left to right) Natalie Lewis, Ramdas Sankaran and Annabelle Daniel. 
Tuesday 30 October 2018
Refugee Children on Nauru - photo credit World Vision

Children in Nauru

By National Children’s Commissioner Megan MitchellI recently met with some of the families and children transferred from Nauru to Australia for health reasons.I have seen first-hand the impacts of indefinite detention on the wellbeing of these...
Tuesday 30 October 2018

National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Conversation toolkit

Today the National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry launched a conversation toolkit to assist businesses and organisations conduct facilitated conversations about workplace sexual harassment.The conversation toolkit has been developed to help...
Friday 26 October 2018
Orchid - a symbol of Intersex

Intersex Awareness Day

Intersex Awareness Day on October 26 was created by the global intersex movement to share personal stories and histories and to promote the rights of people born with variations in sex characteristics.The United Nations Free & Equal campaign...
Friday 26 October 2018