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Race Discrimination

National Anti-Racism Framework Scoping Report


New Racism. It Stops With Me campaign

Tasneem Chopra

Racism. It Stops With Me is a national campaign that provides tools and resources to help people and organisations learn about racism and take action to create change.

What you Say Matters

What you Say Matters

The What you Say Matters project aims to increase understanding of racism among young people (14-17 years) and help them to respond safely to racism through youth-targeted resources.

The resources include a video clip for the song, ‘What You Say Matters’, performed by Indigenous hip-hop artist Brothablack and a  series of downloadable fact sheets. The fact sheets address topics such as what racism is; why people are racist; who experiences racism; where it happens; why it’s a problem; what we can do about it and the laws that address it.

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.

Support for Uluru Statement from the Heart

Friday 10 March, 2023

The Australian Human Rights Commission affirms its support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart and the proposed establishment of an Indigenous Voice to Parliament (Voice).  

Fact Sheet - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination


New report lays foundations for Australia’s first National Anti-Racism Framework

The report identifies data collection and education on racism, and cultural safety as key themes. It also identifies media regulation, standards, and legal protections as priority areas for action. 

Attorney-General commits Government to anti-racism strategy in Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture

“Australia’s continued success as a multicultural nation must include an ongoing commitment to addressing racism,” the Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said.

Statement of condolence for Cassius Turvey's family and community

We are deeply saddened by the death of 15-year-old Cassius Turvey last week in Perth. As this matter is before the courts, it would not be appropriate for us to make comment on the circumstances surrounding Cassius’s passing.

Race Discrimination Commissioner welcomes National Anti-Racism Strategy funding

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner has welcomed the federal budget announcement that $7.5 million over 4 years will be provided to the Australian Human Rights Commission to develop a national strategy to tackle racism and promote racial equality in Australia.