Dr Soutphommasane with FECCA's Mohammad Al-Khafaji

Outgoing Race Commissioner calls for urgent action

The outgoing Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, has today called for urgent action on measures to reduce racism at the  launch of his final report before stepping down this week.The Report, Anti-Racism in 2018 and Beyond, is...
Tuesday 14 August 2018
Tim Soutphommasane

Australians urged to continue the fight against racism

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has given his final public address, urging Australians to continue the fight against racism, prejudice and discrimination.Speaking at the Whitlam Institute at the University of Western Sydney,...
Monday 6 August 2018
Nominations deadline extended - Sunday 19 August 2018

Human Rights Awards deadline extended: Nominate Now!

The Australian Human Rights Commission has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2018 Human Rights Awards to Sunday 19 August 2018.“Our annual Human Rights Awards acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of the many extraordinary...
Monday 6 August 2018
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Project explores rights of Australians born with variations in sex...

The Australian Human Rights Commission is examining how best to protect the human rights of people born with variations in sex characteristics.The project will learn about the experiences of people born with bodies that do not meet the medical or...
Monday 6 August 2018
Georgie Stone

Five years of federal protections for LGBTI Australians

Today marks five years of federal protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status in Australia.These protections were included in the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 on 1 August 2013 and...
Wednesday 1 August 2018

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