Perth skyline

Five businesses shortlisted for human rights award

Five Australian businesses are on the shortlist for the 2017 Human Rights Business Award.They are financial services company Allianz, publisher LexisNexis, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC), marketing agency The Copy...
Thursday 2 November 2017
Dr Jackie Huggins and Dr Tim Soutphommasane at the Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture 2017

Dr Huggins delivers keynote address

The annual Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture was held in Sydney last night, with Dr Jackie Huggins, Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples delivering the keynote address.
Wednesday 1 November 2017
Uluru Convention

Social Justice Commissioner deeply disappointed by rejection of proposed...

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has called on the Federal Government to continue the conversation about constitutional recognition of Indigenous people.Speaking at the Rural and Remote Mental Health...
Tuesday 31 October 2017
Law Award 2017

Finalists announced- Law Award 2017

The Law Award finalists for the 2017 Human Rights Awards have been revealed, with a diverse range of legal practitioners recognised for excellence.“We know that disadvantage is one of the great barriers to accessing important services such as legal...
Tuesday 31 October 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