Human Rights Medal finalists

Human Rights Medal finalists announced

The Australian Human Rights Commission has announced six finalists for the 2017 Human Rights Medal.Among them is Chrissie Foster and her husband Anthony. Sadly, Anthony passed away earlier this year, aged 64. The couple spent more than twenty years...
Tuesday 14 November 2017
2017 Media Award finalists - composite of photos and graphics

Media finalists for the 2017 Human Rights Awards announced

This year saw a substantial increase in the number of nominations for the Media Award.“The large number of nominations for the media category is testament to the strength of Australian journalism despite a rapidly changing media landscape.“It is...
Wednesday 8 November 2017
Composite of photos of Young People's Human Rights Medal finalists 2017

2017 Young People's Medal finalists announced

A diverse range of finalists will be vying for the 2017 Young People’s Medal, with judges revealing their top five nominees.“I congratulate this outstanding group of young people for their dedication to advancing human rights,” said Commission...
Tuesday 7 November 2017
Community Organisation finalist logos

Five community organisations named as finalists for Human Rights Awards

The Australian Human Rights Commission has shortlisted five finalists in the Community Organisations category of the Human Rights Awards.The award is presented each year to a non-government or community based organisation with a proven track record...
Friday 3 November 2017
Female workers in a garment factory. Wikimedia Commons Marlssa Orton

Coalition of organisations unite against modern slavery

A diverse group of leaders from the Australian business community, civil society, the religious community and academia has come together to release a Statement of Support for the development of legislation to combat modern slavery.The Human Rights...
Tuesday 31 October 2017

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