40,000 is a long time - mural at Redfern, NSW

The Declaration dialogues

If we are serious about implementing the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, an overarching policy framework based on human rights standards is essential to ensuring a holistic approach that addresses the needs and priorities identified...
Thursday 1 March 2012 to Friday 20 June 2014
Photo: participants at the National Indigenous Representative Body workshops

National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples

The Australian Human Rights Commission has been very proud to have assisted with the early creation of the National Congress through the work of the previous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Tom Calma.
Saturday 12 July 2008 to Monday 30 November 2009
Photo: Aboriginal man

National Indigenous Legal Advocacy Courses

The NILAC program, which replaces the National Indigenous Legal Studies Curriculum, has been developed to meet revised national accreditation standards.
Tuesday 1 January 2008 to Wednesday 31 December 2014

2007 Conference: Ten years later: Bringing them home and the Forced Removal of Children

Conference: Friday 28 September 2007Ten years later: Bringing them home and the Forced Removal of ChildrenIn April 1997 the Human Rights and Equal OpportunityCommission released Bringing them home. The reportfollowed a two-year National Inquiry...
Friday 28 September 2007

Northern Territory ‘Emergency Response’ intervention

Northern Territory ‘Emergency Response’ intervention Documents by the Australian Human Rights Commission
Sunday 1 July 2007 to Wednesday 28 March 2012
Bringing them Home - photo by Heide Smith

Bringing them home: anniversary

The Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, The Hon Jenny Macklin MP, launched the Australian Human Rights Commission's ‘Us Taken-Away Kids’ magazine in Sydney on 11 December 2007.
Monday 1 January 2007 to Monday 31 December 2007
Aboriginal art  - Coming Home (c) Beverley Grant

Us Taken-Away Kids: commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 'Bringing them home' report

"As a child I had no mother’s arms to hold me. No father to lead me into the world. Us taken- away kids only had each other. All of us damaged and too young to know what to do. We had strangers standing over us. Some were nice and did the best they...
Monday 1 January 2007 to Monday 31 December 2007
Aboriginal artwork - reparation Stolen Generations

Moving Forward - achieving reparations for the stolen generations

Moving Forward - achieving reparations for the stolen generations A national conference to facilitate public debate about reparations for the stolen generations was held on 15 & 16 August 2001 in Sydney. The conference was hosted by the...
Wednesday 15 August 2001 to Thursday 16 August 2001