Everyone's Business

National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

The Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.
Wednesday 12 September 2018
University students in lecture theatre (stock photo)

University sexual assault and sexual harassment project

The Australian Human Rights Commission has undertaken a National University Student Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment.
Wednesday 1 August 2018
University of New England building, at night time.

University of New England College Review

The Australian Human Rights Commission has been engaged by the University of New England (UNE) to conduct an independent review of its seven residential colleges.Through the review process, the Commission is seeking to gain a comprehensive...
Friday 6 July 2018

Sexual harassment

News - National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces announced - 20 June 2018 Everyone’s business: Fourth national survey on sexual harassment in Australian workplacesThe report on the fourth national workplace sexual harassment...
Friday 13 April 2018
Conversation in Gender Equality

A conversation in gender equality 2017

A conversation in gender equality shares some of the common themes that emerged during the Commissioner’s consultations with more 1,000 people from every state and territory in Australia.The consultations focused on engaging with people from a...
Wednesday 8 March 2017
Accelerating the advancement of women in leadership

Male Champions of Change

In April 2010, Commissioner Broderick was instrumental in bringing together some of Australia’s most influential and diverse male CEOs and Chairpersons to form the Male Champions of Change group. The group aims to use their individual and collective...
Tuesday 1 March 2016
Supporting Working Parents - view project

Supporting Working Parents website and online resources

A website and online resources for employers and employees that outlines rights and obligations in the workplace related to pregnancy, parental leave and return to work.www.supportingworkingparents.gov.au
Friday 15 January 2016
Flower at cemetary

Deaths from family and domestic violence

Enhancing systems to support coronial investigations into domestic / family violence deaths Domestic and family violence homicides are devastating for families and communities. Almost every week in Australia one woman is killed by her current or...
Friday 18 September 2015
girl drawing a house in chalk

A workplace issue and a discrimination issue

Domestic and family violence is a workplace issue. Having domestic/family violence as a new protected attribute in anti-discrimination legislation can provide another avenue of protection for victims and survivors who experience discrimination, as...
Friday 18 September 2015
Gillian Triggs and international delegates

International Cooperation on Women’s Rights and Domestic Violence

Women’s rights and addressing domestic violence feature prominently in the Commission’s international cooperation work.The China-Australia Human Rights Technical Cooperation Program has been in operation since 1998 and is part of the formal human...
Friday 18 September 2015