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Commissioner calls for coordinated response to address spectator racism

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan said the reported racial abuse directed at NRL player Latrell Mitchell demonstrates the need for professional sports organisations, including clubs and codes, to work together to address spectator racism.

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Commission – General

Human Rights Day Oration 2021: Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher

Human Rights Day Oration 2021 Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission Friday, December 10, 2021 Introduction On behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission, welcome to Human Rights Day for 2021! I am speaking today from the traditional lands of the...

Category, Speech
Commission – General

October ebulletin

Eye opening video on elder abuse What does elder abuse look like? It may be physical, financial or psychological, but many Australians do not see the abuse that older people sometimes suffer. Last week, on International Day of Older Persons, Age Discrimination Commissioner Dr Kay Patterson...

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Commission – General

August ebulletin

We have heard the words human rights quite a lot in recent weeks, in varied and sometimes inaccurate settings.  Measures to protect our health and safety must be balanced with our rights and freedoms, but if there was ever a time to articulate where that line is, it would be now. Which is why last...

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