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What is the AHRC?

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is an independent third party which investigates complaints about discrimination and human rights breaches.

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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.

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Race Discrimination

Commissioner calls for coordinated response to address spectator racism

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan said the reported racial abuse directed at NRL player Latrell Mitchell demonstrates the need for professional sports organisations, including clubs and codes, to work together to address spectator racism.

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Voice Referendum

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Support for Uluru Statement from the Heart

The Australian Human Rights Commission affirms its support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart and the proposed establishment of an Indigenous Voice to Parliament (Voice).  

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