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Suspicious email warning

The Australian Human Rights Commission is aware of a suspicious email circulated on January 18, falsely claiming to be from Commission staff.The email is sent from the address legalright @ humanrights.gov.au, which is not an email address used by...
Friday 18 January 2019
National Inquiry Logo - Everyones Business

National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Submission Deadline Extended

The national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, led by Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, has extended the submission deadline to 28 February 2019.This gives stakeholders and the public an extra month to...
Tuesday 18 December 2018
Justice Peter McClellan AM and Chrissie Foster

Winners announced - 2018 Human Rights Awards

The Honourable Justice Peter McClellan AM and Chrissie Foster have won the prestigious 2018 Human Rights Medal for their enormous contribution to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.Chrissie Foster has long...
Friday 14 December 2018
Rosalind Croucher

President announces 2019 National Summit

The President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM will today announce plans for a National Summit on Human Rights.Professor Croucher will announce the National Summit at the 2018 Human Rights Awards at...
Friday 14 December 2018
Rosalind Croucher

2018 Human Rights Awards

14 December 2018Westin Hotel, Sydney(Check against delivery)[Thank you for your warm welcome to country]I begin by paying my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation— to their elders, past and present, and to the future generations; and I...
Thursday 13 December 2018
Edward Santow

Religious Freedom announcement

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) welcomes the release of the Religious Freedom Review.The Commission looks forward to assessing any legislative proposals when they are released in order to ensure that they appropriately balance human...
Thursday 13 December 2018
Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices) session in Rockhampton, Queensland

Elevating the voices of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women &...

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has finished her national consultations with First Nations women and girls for the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.Commissioner Oscar’s final sessions...
Wednesday 12 December 2018

Turning the tide on Indigenous children in out of home care

Child protection intervention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families across the country is at crisis point.Women are telling me it’s like another stolen generation and as I travel across Australia hearing their stories, it certainly does...
Wednesday 12 December 2018
Human Rights Day Oration

Measuring success, one year since the Northern Territory Royal Commission

The Hon Margaret White AO and Mick Gooda delivered the Human Rights Day Oration in Sydney last night, to mark the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights.The event also marked one year since the Royal Commission into the Protection...
Tuesday 11 December 2018
David Woodroffe receiving the 2017 Law Award with Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow and Commission President Rosalind Croucher; photographed by Matt Syers

Lawyer urges justice diversion for Indigenous youth

By Siobhan Ryan David Woodroffe, Principal Legal Officer for the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA), says diverting Aboriginal children away from the criminal justice system must be the priority of Northern Territory legal reform....
Tuesday 11 December 2018