Media Conference - Report of Inquiry into the treatment of young Indonesians...

Media Conference -Report of Inquiry into the treatment of young Indonesians suspected of people smuggling offences who said that they were childrenPresident of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Catherine Branson QC, will release on Friday the...
Wednesday 25 July 2012

Disability Discrimination Commissioner on Budget 2012 funding for National...

Disability Discrimination Commissioner on Budget 2012 funding for National Disability Insurance SchemeThe realisation of the long-awaited National Disability Insurance Scheme from 2013 will mean better care for Australians with a disability....
Monday 7 May 2012

Media Alerts

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2011 Alert: Elizabeth Broderick at the Sydney Institute (2011)

After more than three years as Commissioner responsible for Age Discrimination, Elizabeth Broderick's term is coming to an end as the Government appoints a new, full time Age Discrimination Commissioner. In this speech, Ms Broderick will reflect on...

2012 Alert: National Anti-Racism Strategy Launch

Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Helen Szoke will launch the National Anti-Racism Strategy next week alongside the Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management, Nicola Roxon and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator...

Sydney siders hungry to hear human rights discussion (2011)

Sydney Town Hall is filling fast with 1700 people already registered to hear UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, ‘father of reconciliation’ Professor Patrick Dodson, and Foundation House’s Paris Aristotle discuss the most critical...

2012 Alert: Report of Inquiry into the treatment of young Indonesians suspected...

President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Catherine Branson QC, will release on Friday the report of her Inquiry into the treatment of young Indonesians suspected of people smuggling offences who said that they were children.

Twenty years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody -...

The forum will consider how prison conditions can be improved through standards and human rights mechanisms, such as the Optional Protocol on the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT). It will also focus on preventing imprisonment through Justice...

2012 Alert: Disability Discrimination Commissioner on Budget 2012 funding for...

Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes believes the NDIS is a major social reform, akin to the introduction of Medicare, which will eventually change the lives and outcomes for hundreds of thousands of Australians.

2011 Alert: Close the Gap turns five and looks to the future

The Close the gap campaign for Indigenous health equality has been the mobilising force behind unprecedented efforts to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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