Cover of the 2017 Children's Rights Report - toddler with paint on feet

Children’s Rights Report 2017

This report outlines work the National Children's Commissioner has undertaken throughout 2016-17 to promote the human rights of children and young people in Australia. This year the major project has focused on the rights and needs of young parents...
2018
Cover of What Does The Child Rights Report 2017 say? toddler feet, playing in paint, inside neon star

What does the Child Rights Report 2017 say?

Hi! I’m Megan Mitchell, the National Children’s Commissioner. My job is to protect the rights of all children and young people in Australia and make sure you get the help you need to be safe and healthy. Every year I write a report to the Australian...
2018
Close the Gap 10 Year Review

Close The Gap - 10 Year Review (2018)

Ten-years after its commencement, it is time to critically reflect on why Australian governments have not yet succeeded in closing the health gap to date, and why they will not succeed by 2030 if the current course continues.
2018
Report cover - Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre Inspection Report

Inspection of Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre Report

This report contains an overview of key observations and recommendations arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre ("YHIDC") in May 2017.
2017
Report cover - Inspection of Villawood Immigration Detention Centre Report

Inspection of Villawood Immigration Detention Centre Report

This report contains an overview of key observations and recommendations arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Villawood Immigration Detention Centre ("VIDC") in April 2017.
2017
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Working towards Equality for People with Disability

In 2016 – 2017, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, spoke to many people with disability about their lives and the changes they need. Based on what he was told, this document outlines the big issues the Commissioner will focus...
2017

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