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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

First Nations Commissioner calls for community-led solutions to Alice Springs unrest

Commissioner June Oscar AO has given her support to the reported recommendations of the Federal Government’s Northern Territory Regional Controller Dorelle Anderson to introduce temporary alcohol restrictions across communities in Central Australia following a recent increase in crime and violence in the region.

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Rights and Freedoms

'Reflections on women’s rights – past, present and future’

This presentation draws together reflections on women’s rights from the campaigns by the suffragists and suffragettes of the late 19th century and a consideration on how far we have come in realisation of women’s rights.

Category, Speech
Rights and Freedoms

Australia needs to deliver on our treaty promises

As with any agreement, there are certain requirements that OPCAT signatories need to fulfill, and Australia has been given longer than any other country to meet our OPCAT commitments. Today – 20 January 2023 – is our extended compliance deadline, and Australia has failed to deliver on our promises.

Category, Opinion
Sex Discrimination

Seeking Expressions of Interest for next Sex Discrimination Commissioner

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner is responsible for the promotion and advancement of rights on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, and protected attributes in the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Sex Discrimination Act; full suite of functions conferred on the Commission is available at section 48).

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Age Discrimination

Ageism as a factor of elder abuse (2022)

Queensland Law Society - Keynote: Succession and Elder Law Conference, Friday 11th November, 2022 Conference Centre, Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

Category, Speech


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