Beyond the Pale report launch

Beyond the Pale: Cultural Diversity on ASX 100 Boards

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane said the make-up of Australia’s top 100 ASX listed companies fails to reflect the nation’s cultural diversity.Commissioner Soutphommasane made the comments at the launch of a ground-breaking...
Monday 30 July 2018
Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane present the award to last year's winner, Cohealth Arts Generator Sisters and Brothers Program

Racism. It Stops With Me Award. Nominate today!

The ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ award recognises organisations and individuals that have made an extraordinary contribution to reducing or preventing racism in Australia.“We must continue to counter racism wherever it arises in our society,” said...
Monday 30 July 2018
Megan Mitchell, BTN Kids Rights Survey

Survey elevates voices of children in Australia

Australia’s youngest citizens will have their voices heard in a national survey.National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell is calling on children and young people in Australia to get involved in the 2018 Children’s Rights Poll.The Poll was...
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Commissioner Kate Jenkins and eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant

Technology and workplace sexual harassment

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins says technology and online platforms present enormous opportunities to advance gender equality, however they can also be used to subject women to online harassment and abuse.Commissioner Jenkins has...
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Commissioner Edward Santow

Protecting human rights in the era of artificial intelligence

The Australian Human Rights Commission has officially launched a major three-year project examining technology and human rights.The project was launched at the Human Rights and Technology conference in Sydney, attended by more than 400 people from...
Tuesday 24 July 2018