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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

All of us can play a part in making sure that every Australian – Indigenous and non-Indigenous – has the opportunities and choices they need to lead full and healthy lives.

Meet the Commissioner

June Oscar AO

June Oscar AO is a proud Bunuba woman from the remote town of Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. She is a strong advocate for Indigenous Australian languages, social justice, women’s issues, and has worked tirelessly to reduce Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

June has held a raft of influential positions including Deputy Director of the Kimberley Land Council, chair of the Kimberley Language Resource Centre and the Kimberley Interpreting Service and Chief Investigator with WA’s Lililwan Project addressing FASD .

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Garma Festival

Jalangurru lanygu balangarri. Yaningi Yatharra ngindaji muwayi indirranggu, Gumatj, Yolngu yani U. Galwurruy and your family thank you for hosting us. I pay my respects to all Yolŋu people and the Gumatj people of this land, and all the clan groups of Arnhem land and surrounds. My deepest respects...

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Reappointment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the reappointment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO.  
 
 Australian Human Rights Commission President Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM said Commissioner Oscar would continue to be a strong...

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Urgent funding needed to support Indigenous community-led health solutions

The Close the Gap campaign has called for an urgent investment in community-led health services to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the country.
 
 The 2022 Close the Gap Report: Transforming Power – Voices for Generational Change has 12...

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Close the Gap: Indigenous Health Campaign

Working together to achieve health and life expectation equality for Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.