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Close the Gap - Progress & Priorities report 2016

The Close the Gap Progress and priorities report 2016 was launched at Parliament House in Canberra on 10 February 2016 The report makes a number of recommendations and calls on governments to make Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and...
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The health and well-being of children in immigration detention

Through observation, interview and formal testing, we have confirmed that closed immigration detention in Wickham Point and Nauru is harmful to the health and mental health of young children and youth. The children interviewed at Wickham Point, most...
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What does the Children’s Rights Report 2015 say?

Child friendly version of the 2015 Children's Rights Report. This is my third report. I am going to talk about the human rights of children and young people and the main things in my report.
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Disability rights: Facilitating the empowerment of people with disability

This unit of competency has been designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to facilitate the empowerment of people with disability, through the delivery of services driven by a person-centred, rights-based approach....
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All I want is a life free from violence

In 2015 the National Children’s Commissioner conducted a national investigation into the impact of family and domestic violence on children. This document provides a summary of the key findings and recommendations from the national investigation....
Cover of Human Rights in Supply Chains 2015

Human rights in supply chains: Promoting positive practice

In a landmark collaboration, the Australian Human Rights Commission partnered with two leaders in the business and human rights field to produce this report: the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility and the Global Compact Network...