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Report card on Australian Universities response to Change the course report

The Australian Human Rights Commission has conducted an audit of responses to the landmark Change the course report into sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities.The Change the course report released in August 2017 found one in five (21%) students reported experiencing sexual...

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APS Human Rights Network - Speech by Greg Manning

IntroductionI would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land, the Ngunnawal people, and pay my respects to their elders, past and present.The Attorney-General’s Department is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this event, and I thank you all for attending. I also thank...

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APS Human Rights Network - Speech by Stephanie Foster

Like Gillian, I begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land we’re meeting on, and pay my respects to elders past and present, and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island employees joining us today.And hello to all. It’s wonderful, as Deputy PS Commissioner, to see such a level of...

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APS Human Rights Network - Speech by Prof. Gillian Triggs (2015)

Thank you for the introduction, and in this glorious atmosphere in Canberra can I also acknowledge the Ngunnawal people, the traditional custodians of the land on which we now gather. I pay my respects to elders, past and present.Thank you to the Attorney-General’s department for co-hosting this...

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Education and Human Rights – Recognising one, realising all

Speech delivered to the Centre for Equality event “Education Under Fire”Speech by Professor Gillian TriggsPresident, Australian Human Rights CommissionWednesday, 28 November 2012Chief Justice, your honours, friends and colleagues, students, ladies and gentlemen:May I acknowledge the traditional...

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Youth Challenge Online - Teaching Human Rights and Responsibilities

May I begin by welcoming you all here today, including Senator Marise Payne who is representing the Commonwealth Attorney General, Professor Gordon Stanley, President of the NSW Board of Studies, Mr Duncan McGuiness from the NSW Parents Council and Mr Roger O'Sullivan from the Council of Catholic School Parents and Mr Kevin Bradburn from the NSW Department of Education. I also welcome the 30-odd students who have been selected to participate in this event and their teachers, and our guest speakers Mr Richard Shearman, Ms Sue Simpson and Ms Beverly Baker.

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