The Australian Human Rights Commission is working to help safeguard the human rights of all people in our community.
National Information Service
Our National Information Service phone line and our Complaints function remain operational.
If you have concerns about discrimination or other breaches of human rights, we are ready to assist you.
Every year the Commission holds the Human Rights Awards to celebrate human rights achievements. However, given the extraordinary circumstances of 2020 we believe a new and different approach is needed to celebrate the many human rights heroes who have emerged this year.
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Commissioner Hollonds commences as the National Children’s Commissioner from 2nd November 2020. Her term goals and strategic work program will be developed in this period
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:
We have heard the words human rights quite a lot in recent weeks, in varied and sometimes inaccurate settings.
Measures to protect our health and safety must be balanced with our rights and freedoms, but if there was ever a time to articulate where that line is, it would be now. Which is why last week, I took the step of writing a piece for a mainstream publication.
1. About this Policy
This Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy (this Policy) outlines the commitment of the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) to making our workplace and our work child safe. It informs all staff of their obligations to act ethically towards children and gives guidance on the processes and procedures necessary to ensure child safety and wellbeing across all areas of our work.