Podrights ep. 7, 2013. Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities

Wednesday 17 April 2013
The convention on the rights of persons with disabilities was ratified by Australia in 2008. But how is Australia's compliance with this international instrument tested? In this instalment of Pod Rights, Disability Discrimination Commissioner,...

Podrights ep. 6, 2013. Racism and diversity: not just black and white

Wednesday 10 April 2013
On the eve of Harmony Day - the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - a panel of high profile Australians reflected on some of the most prominent issues in Australian life that both divide us and bring us together - issues...

Podrights ep. 5, 2013. New Children’s Commissioner

Tuesday 2 April 2013
A week ago, Australia’s first federal Children’s Commissioner commenced her term as the Australian Human Rights Commission. In this instalment of Podrights, Megan Mitchell sits down with Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Graeme Innes, and...

Podrights ep. 4, 2013. Play by the Rules

Monday 18 March 2013
Play by the Rules is a national organisation, which started in South Australia, that is dedicated to promoting sport to be safe, inclusive and fair. On top of that, it also asks us not to lose sight of the fact that sport is intended to be fun –...

Podrights ep. 3, 2013. The Disability Discrimination Act: 20 Years 20 Stories

Tuesday 5 March 2013
Friday 1 March 2013 marked 20 years of the Disability Discrimination Act. To mark this momentous occasion, the Commission felt that individual stories were a powerful way to get the achievements and importance of this piece of human rights...

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