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Human Rights don't diminish with age (2022)

Council of the Ageing (COTA) - Northern Territory (NT) COTA NT Aged care forum: Once in a lifetime reform 2 August 2022 - Parliament House, Darwin 4 August 2022 - Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters, Alice Springs Keynote address: Human Rights don't diminish with age Due to unforeseen circumstances...

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Discrimination Sex Discrimination

Research commences for 5th National Survey on Workplace Sexual Harassment

The Australian Human Rights Commission is currently conducting the 5th National Survey on Workplace Sexual Harassment.The survey takes place around every four years and is our nation's key source of information on the prevalence, nature and reporting of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces....

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Children's Children's Rights

National day spotlights culture and rights of First Nations children

Celebrating and showcasing the lives of First Nations children is the focus of today’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day. With the theme this year of ‘My Dreaming, My Future’, the day also provides a valuable opportunity to reflect on how Australians can work together to...

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Commission Commission – General

Commission urges passage of new Bill to strengthen integrity

The Australian Human Rights Commission is urging all federal parliamentarians to support the passage of the new Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Amendment (Selection and Appointment) Bill 2022. Commission President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, has welcomed the introduction...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Garma Festival

Jalangurru lanygu balangarri. Yaningi Yatharra ngindaji muwayi indirranggu, Gumatj, Yolngu yani U. Galwurruy and your family thank you for hosting us. I pay my respects to all Yolŋu people and the Gumatj people of this land, and all the clan groups of Arnhem land and surrounds. My deepest respects...

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Children's Children's Rights

Government action needed to protect children in detention

Joint statement from: June Oscar AO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Anne Hollonds Australia’s National Children's Commissioner Lorraine Finlay Australia’s Human Rights Commissioner The Australian Human Rights Commission is deeply concerned about the safety and...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Elder abuse resources available in 20 languages

The Australian Human Rights Commission has produced bookmarks and posters in 20 languages to empower communities to recognise elder abuse and know where to seek help.  
 
 The release of these resources coincides with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (tomorrow Wednesday 15 June), a day which takes...

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Race Race Discrimination

Courage to Care 30th Anniversary Celebration Event

I respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we are gathered today, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation, and I pay my respect to their Elders, past and present, and to their emerging leaders. I acknowledge their...

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Race Race Discrimination

Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges Australian Medical Stakeholders' Forum

I respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we are gathered today, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation, and I pay my respect to their Elders past and present and to their emerging leaders. I acknowledge their...

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

Reflections on women and human rights

Thank you to the Lyceum Club for inviting me to speak, and to Christine Yeats and Judith White for your warm introduction. I recall that for my late mother, Dr Amy McGrath OAM, the revival of the Sydney Lyceum Club was very special. In sorting through papers of my parents, following the passing of...

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