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Human Rights Awards



Every year the Commission holds the Human Rights Awards to celebrate human rights achievements. It is a chance to acknowledge, congratulate and share the important work of organisations, businesses, and individuals across the nation.
However, given the extraordinary circumstances of 2020 we believe a different approach is needed this year to celebrate the many human rights champions who have emerged. So we’ll be showcasing the human rights heroes of 2020 in a new online campaign.
Earlier this year, we asked the people of Australia to nominate a person, group, organisation or community that had contributed to human rights in Australia in 2020. We received an overwhelming number of nominations and cannot wait to share the final campaign with you.
Stay tuned!
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