Launch of Gilbert and Tobin papers addressing discrimination against people...

Recognition: A pathway to realising our rights and ending discriminationIntroduction in BunubaI recognise the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging.Good morning everyone, and welcome to the...
Tuesday 4 September 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Human rights are not a foreign language

Human Rights are not a foreign language—reflections on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsEmeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AMPresident, Australian Human Rights CommissionUniversity of Adelaide Faculty of LawTuesday...
Tuesday 4 September 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Speech to NSW & ACT Professional Standards Network

 IntroductionI would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet today, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and pay my respects to elders past, present and future.Many thanks to all of you for the chance...
Wednesday 29 August 2018
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Confronting the Return of Race Politics

Confronting the Return of Race PoliticsDr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination CommissionerLecture to the Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University6 August 2018 (6.30pm)Check against deliveryI join in acknowledging the Darug people as the...
Monday 6 August 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Multicultural Australia is mainstream Australia

Multicultural Australia is mainstream AustraliaSpeech to Arab Council Australia, Fairfield East, Sydney31 July 2018I join in recognising the Darug people and acknowledging them as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. To Mary Shalhoub...
Tuesday 31 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracy

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracyRemarks at the launch of Beyond the Pale30 July 2018University of Sydney Business SchoolIt’s wonderful to be back at the Business School and back on Gadigal land and I want to also join in paying my respects...
Monday 30 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Talking diversity amid racial hysteria

Talking diversity amid racial hysteriaDr Tim SoutphommasaneSpeech to University of Sydney behavioural economics and applied policy forum on addressing diversityUniversity of Sydney, Sydney, 27 July 2018Check against deliveryThank you to Professor...
Friday 27 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Cultural backlash and the rise of populism

Cultural backlash and the rise of populismSpeech to Sydney Ideas, The University of Sydney19 July 2018Edited transcriptThanks very much, Jennifer [Barrett] and thanks Pippa [Norris] for giving us such a compelling overview of what things look like...
Thursday 19 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

NAIDOC Awards - Acceptance Speech

[Thank you in Bunuba]I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation of the land we stand on, their elders, past, present and emerging.I prepared a few words in case this happened – I want to make sure that I speak with the integrity that all...
Monday 16 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

‘BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN’ National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s...

[Introduction in Bunuba]Jalangurru lanygu wiyi yani gurama yani.I want to pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land we meet on today, and to their elders both past and present.What an occasion to...
Thursday 12 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

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