Image: Courtesy of Department of Defence - Composite image of Afghanistan trip

Conversations on deployment

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has released a report outlining some of the insights she gained from her recent visit to the Middle East region with the Australian Defence Forces (ADF).Commissioner Jenkins was invited to the Middle East...
Monday 19 June 2017
Gillian Triggs, and Padma Raman (ED) of the Australian Human Rights Commission with key staff of Deloitte who worked on the project

‘Magna Carta: The Story of Our Freedom’ wins coveted Good Design Award

The Australian Human Rights Commission and Deloitte Consulting have won the 2017 Good Design Award for best overall digital design for ‘Magna Carta: The Story of Our Freedom.’The Australian Human Rights Commission worked with Deloitte’s Narrative...
Thursday 15 June 2017
Older person in wheelchair

Australia takes steps to end elder abuse

As the world marks Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Commission is reminding all Australians that they have a responsibility to recognise and report elder abuse and neglect in whatever form it's taking place. 
Thursday 15 June 2017
Photo of Gillian Triggs with text Celebrating our human rights champions"

President calls for Awards nominations

Once again, Australia is preparing to celebrate our human rights champions, but we need your help!We’re asking you to nominate inspiring individuals, organisations, businesses or community groups who’ve made positive contributions to human rights....
Friday 9 June 2017
Mabo Native Title

Have courage. We can’t wait another 50 years to be heard: Commissioner Oscar...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has delivered a landmark speech linking Constitutional reform and a treaty with Australia’s First Peoples to the “unfinished business of the 1967 Referendum and the Mabo...
Tuesday 6 June 2017