Don Dale detention centre sign

Urgent action needed over Don Dale Youth Detention Centre

The Australian Human Rights Commission has called for urgent action after the latest incident at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in the Northern Territory.The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO and...
Thursday 8 November 2018
Kids talking with Megan Mitchell about rights

Australia’s children: report to the UN

The Australian Human Rights Commission has submitted a report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, detailing the key human rights concerns for children. The UN Committee is currently considering Australia’s progress in meeting its...
Tuesday 6 November 2018
HRA Young Medal Finalists

2018 Young Persons’ Human Rights Medal

Photo: (top left to right) Madison Birtchnell, Scout Sylva-Richarson with her brother Jay (bottom left to right) Narayan Khanal, Saxon Mullins and Apajok Biar. Photo of Scout and Jay by Kruger Hot Images and the City of West Torrens. Once again, the...
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Composite of Media Award finalist photos and graphics

Finalists announced - 2018 Media Award

The media continues to make valuable contributions to human rights, equality and inclusion in Australia.Judges spent weeks going through more than 60 nominations from around the country and have revealed their five finalists for the 2018 Human...
Friday 2 November 2018
June Oscar at Redfern consultation

Calling for submissions from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and...

The Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO is calling for submissions from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls and key organisations for the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.As part of the project, Commissioner...
Thursday 1 November 2018

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