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Annual Report 2019-2020

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Annual Report 2021-2022

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Commission welcomes passage of new Bill to strengthen its independence

The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed the passage in the Senate today of the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Amendment (Selection and Appointment) Bill 2022.

The Bill ensures Commissioner appointments are publicly advertised and subject to an open, transparent and merit-based process, in line with our international commitments. 

It removes the possibility of direct appointments. It also establishes that the total term of appointment of Commissioners, including any reappointments, should not exceed seven years. 

2022 Human Rights Awards

Presented by the Australian Human Rights Commission, the Human Rights Awards are an annual celebration of human rights achievements.

Join up to 500 guests from across the country to acknowledge, congratulate and share the important work of individuals and organisations who are making valuable contributions to advancing human rights in Australia.

This year, 17 finalists are being honoured across four categories:

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Strategic Plan 2022-25

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Senate File Listing: 1 January 2022 – 30 June 2022

Monday 5 September, 2022

Senate File List for the Australian Human Rights Commission for 1 January 2022 – 30 June 2022.

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2021-22 Senate Order Entity Contracts Listing Relating Calendar Period

Tuesday 30 August, 2022

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2021-22 SENATE ORDER FOR ENTITY CONTRACTS LISTING

RELATING TO THE CALENDAR PERIOD 01/07/2021-30/06/2022

Pursuant to the Senate Order for entity contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Australian Human Rights Commission which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and which:

 

Corporate Plan 2022 - 2023

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Commission urges passage of new Bill to strengthen integrity

The Australian Human Rights Commission is urging all federal parliamentarians to support the passage of the new Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Amendment (Selection and Appointment) Bill 2022.

Briefing Note: Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Amendment (Selection and Appointment) Bill 2022

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