Adapting to Ageing Australia

(Check against delivery)IntroductionIn line with this year’s theme, ‘The Art of Disruption’, I would like to talk about how society is managing the transition to an older population and what the retirement industry can do to positively influence...
Tuesday 28 November 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Statement to UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Geneva,...

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY27 November 2017Chair and committee members: thank you for the opportunity to address you.I am pleased to join you as Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner and as a representative of the Australian Human Rights...
Tuesday 28 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

IAHA National Conference

‘Culture, Relationships, Health: Human Rights in Practice’Acknowledgements[Introduction in Bunuba]Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Whadjuk yani u. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri...
Tuesday 28 November 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Current and emerging issues for older people

Australians are living longer, healthier and more years free of disability. We also know that, despite negative rhetoric around ‘ageing tsunamis’ and the ‘unsustainable burden’ older people will place on our economy, public health, welfare systems...
Friday 24 November 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

“Will you still need me”

Combatting Discrimination & Promoting Cohesion“Will you still need me”Paul McCartney’s famous song ‘Will you still need me’ penned in 1966, at the age of 24, when the oldest of Australia’s baby boomers were just turning 20, despite Paul...
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Racism, denial and false narratives

National Advancing Community Cohesion conferenceWestern Sydney University, Parramatta, Sydney22 November 2017Check against deliveryI acknowledge the Darug people as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. May I also acknowledge Dr Sev...
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

2017 Narrm Oration

   2017 Narrm Oration Resilience and Reconstruction: the agency of women in rebuilding strong families, communities and organisationsThe University of MelbourneJune OscarAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice CommissionerAustralian...
Thursday 16 November 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

13th Australasian Injury Prevention Network Conference

 The 13th Australasian Injury Prevention Network ConferenceDate: Monday, 13th November 20171. Acknowledgments Good morning everyone.Thank you Rebecca for the introduction. It’s a pleasure to be invited to present at this year’s Australasian Injury...
Monday 13 November 2017
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Moral psychology and racism

Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency,Values and Ethics Annual Public LectureThursday 9 November 2017Edited transcriptHow do we respond to racism? This is a question I am often asked, and one that I reflect on everyday in my work. What,...
Thursday 9 November 2017
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Practical Justice Initiative - Indigenous Lecture Series

  Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture SeriesUniversity of New South WalesJune OscarAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice CommissionerAustralian Human Rights CommissionThursday 9 November 2017Acknowledgements [Introduction...
Thursday 9 November 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

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