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Concluding remarks: Asia-Pacific Forum—2019 Biennial Conference

Asia-Pacific Forum—2019 Biennial Conference ‘Combating Hate and Discrimination: Dignity for All’ Concluding Remarks Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission Chair, Asia-Pacific Forum There are common themes and challenges across the member NHRIs in the...

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Law, Lawyers and Human Rights

Law Week Breakfast Law Society of Western Australia Perth, 13 May 2019 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President, Australian Human Rights Commission Acknowledgments Thanks to Greg McIntyre SC, President of the Law Society of Western Australia, for the wonderful invitation to speak at the...

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40+ years of conciliation

The Australian Human Rights Commission and Conciliation—a 40+ year success story, but …. National Mediation Conference Canberra Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Abstract: A key responsibility of the Australian Human Rights Commission is to handle...

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‘Free and Equal’: Making Human Rights Education a Priority

National FutureSchools Expo and Conferences 21 March 2019 Melbourne I pay my respects to the Wurudjeri peoples of the Kulin nation who are the traditional custodians of this land—to their elders, past and present, and to the future generations, the children and young people that look to us as...

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To our children’s children, the glad tomorrow

Anglo-Australasian Lawyers Society London, 11 March 2019 This evening, I want to talk about the framing of human rights in Australia. As I see it, we are very much at the crossroads of facing so many issues in the human rights firmament. By December last year, when I had been in my role as President...

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The Australian Human Rights Commission—roles, responsibilities and challenges

Supreme and Federal Court Judges’ Conference 2019 Hobart, 22 January 2019 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Introduction I begin my presentation by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land, and pay my respect to the elders, past, present,...

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2018 Human Rights Awards

14 December 2018 Westin Hotel, Sydney (Check against delivery) [Thank you for your warm welcome to country] I begin by paying my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation— to their elders, past and present, and to the future generations; and I particularly acknowledge all Indigenous guests...

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The Ongoing Legacy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

9th International Conference on Human Rights Education—Unleashing the Full Potential of Civil Society Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission 27 November 2018 [ Professor Croucher spoke to this paper. Some sections were not addressed fully, given the...

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The somewhat invisible world and extraordinary contributions of the AHRC

NSW Claims Discussion Group Inc 23 November 2018 [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Thank you, Dr Tim Channon, for inviting me to present this lunchtime address. I, too, pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of...

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The Law Reform lessons for responding to elder abuse

DAVID WALLACE ADDRESS 2018 51ST AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF GERONTOLOGY CONFERENCE— ‘ADVANCING, NOT RETIRING: ACTIVE PLAYERS, A FAIR FUTURE’ 22 November 2018 EMERITUS PROFESSOR ROSALIND F CROUCHER AM PRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION [Professor Croucher spoke to this paper] Introduction I...

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Human rights in the 21st century

HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE 21ST CENTURY—REFLECTIONS ON THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS Australian Council for International Development National Conference Human Rights in the 21st Century—People. Planet. Peace. Opening Address 30 October 2018 UNSW, Sydney by Emeritus...

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‘Vulnerability and the Law’ - UNSW

27 September 2018 University of New South Wales Law Journal Launch of Thematic Issue on ‘Vulnerability and the Law’ Vol 41(3) 2018 * Check against delivery Acknowledgments I pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation and to their elders past and present—as well as to emerging leaders....

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Alice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights 2018 - ‘Rights-mindedness’

‘Rights-mindedness’ — making human rights real in public service and community understanding 70 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Alice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights 2018 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission...

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