Research by Government Reform Bodies involving Vulnerable People and Populations

Ethics Training Day: Dealing with VulnerabilityPrinceton Room, Bond University, 14 University Drive, Robina, Qld  CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYIntroductionI represent an organisation that works extensively with people who can be part of “vulnerable...
Wednesday 11 October 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

The many faces of racism

UNESCO Chair Annual OrationAlfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, Melbourne11 October 2017Check against delivery To the Wurundjeri people, may I acknowledge your traditional ownership of the land we meet, and...
Wednesday 11 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

WA Parks Conference 2017

AcknowledgementsJalangurru garrwarri balanggarri.Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wadjuk Noongar yani u.   Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi...
Tuesday 10 October 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Citizenship, multiculturalism and anti-racism

Speech to the 2017 conference of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia9 October 2017Check against delivery What does it mean to be Australian? What does it mean to say we are multicultural? And how must we respond to racism,...
Monday 9 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017

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,...
Friday 6 October 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Sport, politics and society

Speech to the 2017 Diversity and Inclusion in Sport ForumMelbourne6 October 2017Edited transcriptPolitics has no place in sport.  Let sport be sport.Sound familiar? We've heard a lot of it, haven't we, over the last few weeks, particularly around...
Friday 6 October 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Children’s rights to safety and to a holistic education

Good morning everyone and thank you Katharine O’Donnell, ANZELA National President, for inviting me to be part of what I hear has been a stimulating event to date and to present the Dr Ann Shorten Memorial Lecture.I too would like to acknowledge the...
Thursday 5 October 2017
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Religion and Human Rights in Modern Australia: Friends, Foes or Ships in the...

Western Sydney Open ForumCHECK AGAINST DELIVERYAcknowledgements• Traditional Aboriginal owners: the Darug Nation• Dr Sev Ozdowski AMIf you’ve read the papers or seen the news in the last few weeks, you might be forgiven for thinking that human...
Wednesday 27 September 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

NTCOSS Conference 2017

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Larrakia yani u. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani. Yathawarra, wilalawarra...
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Populism, anxiety and race

Keynote speech to Australian Political Studies Association conference, MelbourneCheck against delivery  The American political sociologist Barrington Moore once said, ‘No bourgeoisie, no democracy.’ We are now seeing that formula being put through...
Monday 25 September 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

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