Letter to the editor

Judith Sloan (Opinion, 17 April) questions the methodology of our Leading for Change report on cultural diversity and leadership.The methodology used in the report is consistent with academic and industry studies of cultural background, as well as...
Wednesday 18 April 2018
Fourth national survey on workplace sexual harassment begins

Ten thousand Australians to be surveyed about sexual harassment

The number of people involved in the world-leading survey on sexual harassment has been significantly expanded from 2,000 to 10,000 participants.The Australian Human Rights Commission has undertaken regular surveys on workplace sexual harassment...
Friday 13 April 2018
Wiyi Yani U Thangani talks in Queensland

Indigenous Women’s Voices heard across Queensland

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has spent the past week in Brisbane, Logan and Mt Isa meeting with Indigenous women and girls as a part of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) Project....
Friday 13 April 2018
Leading for Change report launch

Cultural diversity report launched at University of Sydney

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence and Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane launched the Australian Human Rights Commission report Leading for Change: A blueprint for cultural diversity and inclusive leadership...
Thursday 12 April 2018
Leading for Change

‘A mere cricket team’s worth of diversity’: Australian leadership study

New research released by Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has found only eight chief executives within the ASX 200 companies have a non-European background – enough to squeeze into a Tarago.“Of the 30 members of the Federal...
Wednesday 11 April 2018

Australian leadership falls short on cultural diversity

If you want to see what Australia’s multicultural success looks like, go to a high school prize night in one of our major cities. Chances are you’ll see children of migrants dominating the prize-winners.It’s not just anecdotal observation. Just last...
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins

University of New England engages AHRC to review residential colleges

The Australian Human Rights Commission will conduct an independent review of residential colleges at the University of New England (UNE) in the regional centre of Armidale, NSW.The University has seven residential colleges, currently home to...
Monday 9 April 2018
Commissioners Kate Jenkins and June Oscar AO at WOW Festival

Celebrating Women - Commissioners attend WOW Festival in Brisbane

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO have joined thousands of women in Brisbane at the Women of the World (WOW) Festival.The three day event has...
Friday 6 April 2018

Women of the World Festival 2018

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wurundjeri yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani.  Yathawarra, wilalawarra...
Friday 6 April 2018
Hands holding iphone over kaleidescope of Facebook profiles. Photo by Pixabay

Facebook privacy investigation welcomed

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the Privacy Commissioner’s investigation into whether Facebook has breached Australia’s privacy laws.  Acting Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk today launched a formal...
Thursday 5 April 2018