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Report tabled: Revitalising Australia’s commitment to human rights

Commonwealth Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP has tabled a report by the Australian Human Rights Commission that calls for a renewed National Human Rights Framework and National Human Rights Act to better protect the rights of all people in Australia. The report, Revitalising Australia’s...

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Disability Rights

Good Access is Good Business

City of Sydney Business Breakfast Keynote Address City of Sydney Council Keynote Address for President and Acting Disability Discrimination Commissioner Rosalind Croucher Time : Session commences at 7:45am. Session concludes at 10am. Speakers to arrive at 7:30am. Location: Town Hall, Sydney Speaking...

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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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Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Commission commends High Court ruling on indefinite immigration detention

The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed yesterday’s High Court ruling which determined that Australia’s system of indefinite immigration detention is unlawful. The landmark decision overturns almost two decades of the practice by Australian authorities in finding it is unlawful to hold a...

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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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