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Race Race Discrimination

Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims

The Race Discrimination Commissioner is undertaking a project to listen to and share the stories of Australian Muslims. He is holding national consultations with members of the Australian Muslim community about their needs and experiences of discrimination, Islamophobia and hate speech and their...

Muslim couple on the beach
Race Race Discrimination

Sharing the Stories of Australian Muslims

The Race Discrimination Commissioner is undertaking a project to listen to and share the stories of Australian Muslims. He is holding national consultations with members of the Australian Muslim community about their needs and experiences of discrimination, Islamophobia and hate speech and their...
distraught older woman
Discrimination Age Discrimination

Risk of Homelessness in Older Women

With many older women at risk of homelessness, the Age Discrimination Commissioner is working with sectors to develop innovative solutions to assist this rapidly growing group of women.
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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Close the Gap: Indigenous Health Campaign

Working together to achieve health and life expectation equality for Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Child Safe Organisations: National Principles
Children's Children's Rights

Child Safe Organisations

The National Children's Commissioner is leading the development of National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.
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Children's Children's Rights

Reporting to the United Nations on Children's Rights

Australia is currently preparing for its appearance before the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. This UN Committee monitors Australia’s progress in fulfilling its obligations under: the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the...
AHRC Women Girls
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

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. The Australian Human Rights Commission (the ‘Commission’) is asking Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander women and girls to share their experiences about what the key challenges, priorities and aspirations...
Discrimination Sex Discrimination

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 understanding of: the culture at each UNE college,...
OPCAT
Rights Rights and Freedoms

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 places an obligation to establish a system of regular...
Cute robot
Rights Rights and Freedoms

Human Rights and Technology

Subscribe for updates About the Project The Australian Human Rights Commission is undertaking a major project on the relationship between human rights and technology. The project is being led by the Human Rights Commissioner, Edward Santow. For further details visit https://tech.humanrights.gov.au ....