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Sex Discrimination Commissioner: Lehrmann ruling dispels rape myths

Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Anna Cody, has welcomed the Federal Court ruling in the Bruce Lehrmann defamation trial against Network Ten, saying it dispelled damaging myths about rape and consent.  “In his landmark finding, Justice Michael Lee quashed the false notion that a...

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Commission – General

March 2024: Commission news | President's letter

Commissioner June Oscar AO finishes her term as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Social Justice Commissioner early next month. Friday 8 March marks International Women’s Day, and Sex Discrimination Commissioner Anna Cody will attend the 68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York.

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Sex Discrimination

ITECA Women in Tertiary Education

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM FAAL Introduction [Acknowledgement of country] This invitation combines two things I love: talking about leadership to women and tertiary education. I can talk about such things for ever, and I will stick to my brief and my time, and look forward to your...

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Rights and Freedoms

The Commission’s model for a Human Rights Act for Australia

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s model for a Human Rights Act for Australia Macquarie University Law School and MULS Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM FAAL FRSA FACLM(Hon) FRSN [ Check against delivery ] Introduction Let me begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land...

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