Australian Children’s Commissioners and Guardians (ACCG)

Australian Children’s Commissioners and Guardians Communiqué 15-16 November 2017

The ACCG aims to promote and protect the safety, wellbeing and rights of children and young people in Australia. The ACCG strives to ensure that the best interests of children and young people are considered in public policy and program development...
2017
fettered person breaking the ropes that have bound their hands

Statement of Support for an Australian Modern Slavery Act (2017)

Slavery is more prevalent today than at any time in human history. As leaders representing civil society, business, investors, academia and faith-based organisations, we support a unified approach in addressing modern slavery.
2017
Australian Human Rights Commission Annual Report 2016-2017

Annual Report 2016-2017

This Annual Report sets out the performance of the Australian Human Rights Commission in the 2016–17 financial year. This year has been challenging and rewarding for the Commission.
2017
Cover of 2017 report on Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA)

Inspection of Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation Report (2017)

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) detention facility in March 2017.
2017
Cover of 2017 report on Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre (MIDC)

Inspection of Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre (MIDC) in March 2017.
2017
Woman graduating from uni, cover of Change The Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities (2017)

Change The Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities (2017)

At the request of Australia’s 39 universities, the Australian Human Rights Commission has conducted a national, independent survey of university students to gain greater insight into the nature, prevalence and reporting of sexual assault and sexual...
2017
Conversations on Deployment publication cover

Conversations on deployment

Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner visited the Middle East region with the ADF in May 2017. Since July 2014, the Commission has been working collaboratively to assist the ADF embed cultural reform across the three services: Navy, Army and...
2017

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