‘Australian Muslim Women: participating in positive social change’: Omeima...

I would like to begin by acknowledging and paying my respects to the GANDANGARA People of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land on which we stand today.

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I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional owners of the land where we meet today and to pay my respects to their elders. I would also like to thank the University of NSW and Professor Daniel...

THE CLASH OF CIVILISATIONS: Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM (2003)

"....the fundamental conflict in the next millennium will not be primarily ideological or primarily economic. The great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of conflict will be cultural"...

The Role of Public Inquiries and Exemption Powers in eliminating disability...

Introduction Distinctive features of the DDA Definition of disability Standards Limits of standards Action plans Focus of legislation on long term and large scale change Exemptions Complaint processes Courts and the role of anti-discrimination...

Pregnant sportswomen and the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

Freedom from pregnancy discrimination is a fundamental human right protected by legislation at the federal, State and Territory level. The Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) (the SDA) makes it unlawful to discriminate against pregnant women in work,...

Disability and information technology

I also want to thank and congratulate the organisers of today's workshop, in particular Dr Gerard Goggin from the University of Sydney , Dr Chris Newell from the University of Tasmania and Philip French from the Disability Studies and Research...

Dimensions of diversity in Australian civil society

It is a particular pleasure for me to have been invited here today to launch the City of Dandenong's Diversity Action Plan. Allow me a few moments to explain why.

Towards Prosperity Conference

Thank you for inviting me to be part of your Towards Prosperity conference. Let me first congratulate the Government and the community for engaging in such a democratic, but time consuming process. And maybe even a risky one. Who knows where...

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The story in my hand is the saddest of all stories. It is the story of children taken from their mothers and fathers and families. It is the story of mothers and fathers and families who lost the most precious thing in their lives. Their children.

President speech: ‘How could a Human Rights Act lead to better Government?’

I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Ngunnawal peoples, and pay my respect to their elders past and present.

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