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National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

The Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.
Wednesday 20 June 2018
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OPCAT: Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture

The Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) is an international agreement aimed at preventing torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. OPCAT...
Tuesday 19 June 2018
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Human Rights and Technology

The Australian Human Rights Commission is undertaking a major project on the relationship between human rights and technology
Tuesday 22 May 2018
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Uber Eats exemption

The Commission is interested in receiving submissions from interested people and parties about whether this temporary exemption should be granted.
Friday 18 May 2018
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University of New England College Review

The Australian Human Rights Commission has been engaged by the University of New England (UNE) to conduct an independent review of its residential colleges. As part of this review, the Commission is calling for submissions from current UNE College...
Monday 7 May 2018
Call for submissions

Reporting to the United Nations on Children's Rights

National Children’s Commissioner is submitting a report on children's rights to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Tuesday 1 May 2018
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Child Safe Organisations

The National Children's Commissioner is leading the development of National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.
Monday 16 April 2018
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Sexual harassment

The Commission is currently conducting the fourth national workplace sexual harassment survey, the results of which are due mid-2018.
Friday 13 April 2018
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Train exemption

On 29 March 2018, the Australian Human Rights Commission gave notice of its decision in this matter.
Thursday 29 March 2018
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Race Discrimination Commissioner's Student Prize 2018

The Race Discrimination Commissioner's Student Prize is an annual competition for school students aimed to promote research and discussion of racism among young people.
Friday 9 March 2018

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