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Human Rights Commission congratulates Hotels and Motels Association

Staying at a hotel or motel will be easier if you are deaf or have a hearing impairment following an announcement today from the Hotel and Motel Accommodation Association. The Association launched a protocol for the provision of facilities for their customers, including:

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Disability Disability Rights

Advancing equality in education and beyond

Allow me to begin by acknowledging the people of the Wurundjeri nation, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their elders both past and present.

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Commission Commission – General

Speaking Out for Women's Human Rights

This marks the 20th Anniversary of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (2004), the 10 year review of the Beijing Platform for Action (2005) and the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Committee's review of Australia's report on its implementation of CEDAW (2005).

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Disability Disability Rights

Innes: Towards a National Mental Health and Disability Employment Strategy

20 years ago today Kay Cottee sailed into Sydney Harbour, after spending 189 days as the first Australian, and the first woman, to circumnavigate the globe solo. As a sailor myself, I truly appreciate this epic achievement. When she set foot on land, she was asked how it felt to have conquered a man's world. "I was brought up to believe there is no such thing as a man's world or a woman's world" she said, "its everyone's world."

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