United Nations CSW62 Side Event : Wiyi Yani U Thangani Project

Thank you…[Play video of Magnolia and then begin slide show of women’s photos]  I want to acknowledge all of the indigenous people here today, from across the many nations of the United States and from the many countries and lands across this earth....
Friday 16 March 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Registered, persecuted, annihilated: the sick and disabled under National...

Registered, persecuted, annihilated: the sick and disabled under National Socialism  Erfast, verfolgt, vernichtet—kranke und behinderte Menschen im NationalsozialismusEmeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AMPresident, Australian Human Rights...
Thursday 8 March 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

Sex Discrimination Commissioner delivers 2018 Pamela Denoon Lecture

2018 Pamela Denoon Lecture, ANUMonday 5th March 2018Good evening.I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet and paying my respects to their elders past, present and emerging.I would also like to...
Tuesday 6 March 2018
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

The Chinese presence in Australia

  The Chinese presence in Australia Speech to Western Sydney University conference on ‘Community Sentiment and Chinese Australian Experiences’Western Sydney University, Parramatta1 March 2018Dr Tim SoutphommasaneRace Discrimination Commissioner*...
Thursday 1 March 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Rights of Older Australians: Ageing and Advocacy

Both the study of gerontology and issues of ageing have shaped where I am today and my current role as Age Discrimination Commissioner.Background – gerontology and ageing advocacyIn the late 1970s and early 80s, I was teaching health science...
Tuesday 13 February 2018
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Reconciliation South Australia: 10th Anniversary of the Apology

AcknowledgementsYaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Kaurna yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani.  Yathawarra,...
Monday 12 February 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Close the Gap Campaign 2018 Parliamentary Breakfast

AcknowledgementsRod. Thank youI begin by paying my respects to the traditional custodians of this land, the Ngunnawal/Nagambri people, their elders past and present. I thank Paul House for your welcome and we thank you again for having us on your...
Monday 12 February 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Close the Gap 2018 Report launch

I begin by paying my respects to the traditional custodians of this land, the Ngunnawal/Nagambri people, their elders past and present. I thank Paul House for your welcome and we thank you again for having us on your country today.I pay my respects...
Thursday 8 February 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Sexual Harassment - Safer Workplaces

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins delivered the keynote address at the Women in Film and TV NSW - Safer Workplaces Strategies forum.Good morning everyone. I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on...
Thursday 14 December 2017
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Human Rights Awards 2017

AcknowledgmentsThank you, Aunty Norma Ingram, for your very warm welcome to country. The Australian Human Rights Commission is honoured to be here today on the ancestral lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. I pay my respects to elders...
Friday 8 December 2017
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

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