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Commission – General


Tuesday 1 June, 2021
There are Federal laws to protect people from discrimination and from breaches of their human rights. We have responsibilities under these laws to investigate and conciliate complaints of discrimination and human rights breaches.

Migration and Citizenship Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Bill 2020

The Commission makes this submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee in relation to the Migration and Citizenship Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Bill 2020 (Cth) (the Bill) introduced by the Australian Government.

International engagement

Wednesday 20 January, 2021
The Commission is Australia's 'A status' national human rights institution. The Commission's engages internationally with UN human rights mechanisms, NHRIs, and other countries.

Rosemary Kayess gives 2020 Human Rights Oration

Leading disability rights advocate Rosemary Kayess will give the 2020 Human Rights Day Oration today.

Last year’s Human Rights Medal winner, and a contributor to the drafting of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), Rosemary Kayess will discuss the social transformation of CRPD and the impact it has had on the community as well as her work with the Disability Royal Commission.

Rosemary will be in conversation with ABC’s disability affairs reporter, Nas Campanella.

President - Rosalind Croucher

Monday 30 November, 2020

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM

President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

Commission President, Prof. Rosalind Croucher AM

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM is President of the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Human Rights Day Oration

Join Human Rights Medal winner Rosemary Kayess for the 2020 Human Rights Day Oration.

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Corporate Plan 2020 - 2021


Community update: COVID-19 (July 2020)

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