Commissioner June Oscar AO with Prof Tom Calma and Mick Gooda

Social Justice Commissioners offer pathway forward for constitutional...

 The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO and all the former Social Justice Commissioners have called for a referendum on constitutional recognition within five years.Commissioner Oscar joined with former...
Friday 19 October 2018
Racism. Its Stops With Me.

Finalists revealed – Racism. It Stops With Me Award

Once again we have an impressive line-up of finalists for the 2018 ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ trophy.This Human Rights Awards category, now in its fourth year, has attracted more than 100 nominees since conception. It is a unique opportunity to...
Friday 19 October 2018
2018 Government Award

Finalists revealed - 2018 Government Award

Four finalists have been selected from a diverse range of nominations for the 2018 Human Rights Awards’ Government Award.This year marks the first time our Awards recognise Government as a stand-alone category.“There are many Government groups and...
Wednesday 17 October 2018
Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan

No place for racism in Federal parliament

The Australian Human Rights Commission says parliamentary motions designed to divide Australians and inflame racial tension and discord in our community must always be rejected.Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan says Australia is a highly...
Wednesday 17 October 2018
Mer (Murray) Island

Social Justice Commissioner hears from Torres Strait Islander women & girls

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has been moved by the stories of women and girls living in the Torres Strait.Commissioner Oscar visited Thursday, Saibi and Mer (Murray) Islands to hear about life...
Monday 15 October 2018

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