Angelina and baby

Close the Gap: Indigenous Health Campaign

Working together to achieve health and life expectation equality for Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Thursday 7 December 2017
Next Generation RollingStock Train - Creative Commons photo by QR

Train exemption

The Commission is currently seeking the views of interested parties.
Thursday 7 December 2017
Artwork  Wiyi Yani U Thangani 2017, by WeAre27 Creative

Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices)

Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) builds on the legacy of the 1986 Women’s Business Report.
Friday 1 December 2017
Bringing them home -  artwork by Riki Salam, WeAre27 Creative

Bringing Them Home - interactive educational resource

Bringing them Home was the name given to the final report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families conducted by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (now called...
Wednesday 22 November 2017
National Statement of Principles for Child Safe Organisations - cartoon of six children holding hands

Child Safe Organisations

The Australian Human Rights Commission is leading the development of a National Statement of Principles for Child Safe Organisations.
Wednesday 15 November 2017
Two men holding hands, getting married

Marriage equality

The Australian Human Rights Commission considers that the fundamental human rights principle of equality means that civil marriage should be available, without discrimination, to all couples, regardless of sex, sexual orientation or gender identity....
Wednesday 15 November 2017
older woman aged woman homelessness

Risk of Homelessness in Older Women

Risk of homelessness for single, older women is becoming a significant problem. In 2016 the Women's Property Initiative revealed that 34 per cent of single women over 60 live in permanent income poverty and by age 65, women retire with about one...
Wednesday 1 November 2017
Person browsing Commission website

Race Discrimination Commissioner's Student Prize 2017

The Race Discrimination Commissioner's Student Prize is an annual competition for school students aimed to promote research and discussion of racism among young people.
Thursday 24 August 2017
OPCAT banner

OPCAT: Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture

The Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) is an international agreement aimed at preventing torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. OPCAT...
Monday 7 August 2017
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.
Tuesday 1 August 2017

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