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.
Speech by Australia's National Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, to the National Press Club on 30 November, 2022.
Hello everyone. Thank you for welcoming me today and for inviting me to share some thoughts and celebrate this Diversity Round with you. While I unfortunately cannot attend in person, I am excited to have the opportunity to wish you well for this year’s Diversity Round. I want to start by...
Sex Discrimination Commissioner calls for swift action to address harassment and bullying in NSW Parliament
Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has welcomed the release today of a report into sexual harassment, sexual assault and bullying in the New South Wales Parliament. The report details the findings of a review of the NSW Parliament’s workplace culture undertaken by Elizabeth...
“And you said it would never happen!” This was the text I received following the announcement that the Australian Human Rights Commission would conduct an independent review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces.
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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