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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Launch of the Social Justice Report 2009 and the Native Title Report 2009 (2010)

Good morning, I would like to begin by paying my respects to the Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation, the traditional owners of the land where we gather today. I pay my respects to your elders past and present. And thank you, Allen Madden, for your generous and warm welcome to country for all of us here at Redfern today.

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Essentials for Social Justice: Close the Gap

Between December 2007 and July 2008 the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Tom Calma, will deliver a series of key speeches setting out an agenda for change in Indigenous affairs.

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

A Human Rights Act for Australia

I would also like to acknowledge the presence of Members of Parliament - Mike Reynolds (Speaker of the Legislative Assembly), Linda Lavarch, Dean Wells, Evan Moorhead; Christine Smith, Desley Scott, Kate Jones, Dianne Reilly and Vicky Darling.

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Commission Commission – General

Internet still covered under Australian Discrimination Law

A decision in the US District Court yesterday found that US disability discrimination law does not cover the internet. However, having an inaccessible website is definitely in breach of Australian disability discrimination legislation.

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