Pathways to Employment

Thanks for the opportunity to speak to this conference today. You are embarking on this topic, in my view, at just the right time. Unemployment is the lowest it has been for over a decade. Our economy is strong and needing more employees, and our...

Advancing women’s rights and gender equality

I want to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered here today on the traditional land of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation and pay my respects to their elders.

Launch Mental Health Brochures & Fact Sheets

Diversity in Health is a conference about health. Multicultural Mental Health Australia is a multicultural health service.  Vision Australia deals with issues and needs of people with print disability. What have these services and issues got to do...

Speeches by Professor Alice Tay, President, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity...

Speeches delivered by Professor Alice Tay President, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission: 1998 - 2003 Note: Professor Tay, term as President ended on 31 May 2003. The Hon. Catherine...

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Thank you Tom, for inviting me to speak today. Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners, the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation, and thank Uncle Charlie for his generous welcome to country.

Is there a slow lane on the information superhighway?

The title I have taken for these remarks is "Is there a slow lane on the information superhighway". I fear that by now there may already be something dated or quaint in using the term "information superhighway". I am going to use it anyway, and...

President Speech: The role of the Australian Human Rights Commission in...

I would like to begin by saying how delighted I am to be here speaking this evening about the work of the Australian Human Rights Commission. I hope also to learn more about the protection of human rights in Japan and about your proposal for a...

‘Cronulla: could it happen here?’

New Zealand 18 July, 2006 Tena ko to, tena ko to, tena ka to, kia ora ladies and gentlemen. I would like to begin by acknowledging and paying my respects to the traditional owners of the land on which we stand today and I acknowledge Minister Chris...

Tomorrow today - 21st Century Solutions

Tomorrow today - 21st Century Solutions Speech delivered by Pru Goward, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner 4 September 2002 National Work and Family Conference 2002 Sydney...

Society of University Lawyers

When I was invited to give this address, my first thought was to talk about unlawful discrimination in the context of higher education and, in particular, disability discrimination.

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