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40,000 is a long time - mural at Redfern, NSW
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

The Declaration dialogues

If we are serious about implementing the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples , an overarching policy framework based on human rights standards is essential to ensuring a holistic approach that addresses the needs and priorities identified by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples...
NIR Summary
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples

The Australian Human Rights Commission has been very proud to have assisted with the early creation of the National Congress through the work of the previous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Tom Calma.
Photo: Aboriginal man
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

National Indigenous Legal Advocacy Courses

The NILAC program, which replaces the National Indigenous Legal Studies Curriculum, has been developed to meet revised national accreditation standards.
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

2007 Conference: Ten years later: Bringing them home and the Forced Removal of Children

Conference: Friday 28 September 2007 Ten years later: Bringing them home and the Forced Removal of Children In April 1997 the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission released Bringing them home . The report followed a two-year National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres...
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Northern Territory ‘Emergency Response’ intervention

Northern Territory ‘Emergency Response’ intervention Documents by the Australian Human Rights Commission Publications The Suspension and Reinstatement of the RDA and Special Measures in the NTER (2011) Draft guidelines for ensuring income management measures are compliant with the Racial...
Apology Project
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Bringing them home: anniversary

The Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, The Hon Jenny Macklin MP, launched the Australian Human Rights Commission's ‘Us Taken-Away Kids’ magazine in Sydney on 11 December 2007.
Aboriginal artwork - reparation Stolen Generations
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Moving Forward - achieving reparations for the stolen generations

Moving Forward - achieving reparations for the stolen generations A national conference to facilitate public debate about reparations for the stolen generations was held on 15 & 16 August 2001 in Sydney. The conference was hosted by the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission), the...