2008 Media Release: Australian women mark another milestone with ordination of first woman Bishop

The consecration in Perth tomorrow of Australia’s first woman Bishop signals a major inroad in eliminating discrimination against women in all walks of life, federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick said today.

ABC program on the effects of severe injury wins Human Rights Radio Award

A special radio program that encouraged people to rethink their attitudes towards people with a disability has won the 2004 Human Rights Radio Award (sponsored by SBS Radio).

Commission welcomes Federal Government donation of computers

Human Rights and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Sev Ozdowski has welcomed the donation of up to 50 ex-Federal Government computers to community groups to help them and their members connect to the electronic age of communication.

2008 Media Release: Time for fresh ideas to tackle sex discrimination

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick today welcomed the announcement of the review of the Sex Discrimination Act (1984) by the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee saying that after nearly 25 years it’s time to look at...

2008 Media Release: Towards fair treatment of all people in detention

Releasing options for Australia to monitor conditions of detention, Human Rights Commissioner, Graeme Innes, today emphasised the importance of Australia’s responsibility to ensure that all people who are deprived of their liberty within our borders...

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