What is the AHRC?
The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is an independent third party which investigates complaints about discrimination and human rights breaches.
What are human rights?
Human rights recognise the inherent value of each person, regardless of background, where we live, what we look like, what we think or what we believe.
The Australian Human Rights Commission will undertake further anti-racism work to support communities in Australia affected by the war in Gaza and the Middle East, supported by a $2 million grant from the Commonwealth. The grant responds to an increase in racism targeting Palestinian, Muslim, Arab...
AHRC welcomes announcement of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Commissioner
The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement today that a new position will be created for a National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Commissioner. Advocates and peak bodies representing Australia’s First Nations children have long sought a...