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Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims

The Race Discrimination Commissioner is undertaking a project to listen to and share the stories of Australian Muslims. Specifically, the project aims to build robust intelligence about the experience of Australian Muslims to inform the Australian Human Rights Commission’s work in promoting social...

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Cyber Racism

What is cyber-racism? Racism can take many forms, such as jokes or comments that cause offence or hurt; name-calling or verbal abuse; harassment or intimidation, or public commentary that inflames hostility towards certain groups. When racism takes place online it is known as cyber-racism. Cyber...
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Information for New Zealanders living in Australia - FAQs

There are a significant number of New Zealanders living in Australia. The number of New Zealand citizens in Australia at 30 June 2012 was estimated as being 647 863. As a result of a number of general inquiries received regarding the entitlements and rights of New Zealanders living in Australia, the...
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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Do you support cultural diversity in the workplace? We are looking for good practice! The Australian Human Rights Commission, Diversity Council of Australia and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) invite organisations that recognise the benefits of a culturally diverse workforce to...
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African Australians: Compendium (2010)

African Australians: human rights and social inclusion issues project A compendium detailing the outcomes of the community and stakeholder consultations and interviews and public submissions Download in PDF [739 KB] Download in Word [2.2 MB] Contents Complete Table of Contents 1 - Recognition of...
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African Australians Communities

A review of human rights and social inclusion experiences of African Australian communities was released by Race Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes AM in Melbourne 18 June 2010. In Our Own Words – African Australians: A review of human rights and social inclusion issues documents the results...
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Combating the Defamation of Religions (2008)

On behalf of the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) I thank the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for the opportunity to submit this report on the issue of ‘combating the defamation of religions’.
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Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century

The Australian Human Rights Commission, in association with the Australian Multicultural Foundation, RMIT University and Monash University, has conducted a major research and consultation project on Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century.