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AHRC Women Girls
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices)

Watch the Yajilarra nhingi, mindija warrma (from dreams, let's make it reality) animation and hear the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls.
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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Elder abuse

Elder abuse can take various forms, including: financial, physical, psychological, emotional and sexual abuse, or neglect. No older person should be subjected to any form of abuse.
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Race Race Discrimination

National Anti-Racism Framework

The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched a plan to develop a National Anti-Racism Framework. The Commission is working with all levels of Government, peak bodies, human rights agencies and community organisations to progress the Framework.
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Employers

Upholding the rights of older workers

With support from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice, the Commission has developed an online training package on Upholding the rights of older workers. Access to this online training package is free of charge.
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Declaration is the most comprehensive tool we have available to advance and protect the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. I use the Declaration as my guide as Social Justice Commissioner.
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Disability Disability Rights

IncludeAbility

IncludeAbility is a national project led by Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Ben Gauntlett, which aims to increase access to meaningful employment opportunities for people with a disability.
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Business and Human Rights Business and Human Rights

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Human Rights Risk Assessment

The Australian Human Rights Commission is partnering with FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and the New Zealand Human Rights Commission (NZHRC) to conduct a human rights risk assessment for the FIFA Women's World Cup
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Legal Legal

Human Rights Reports

In addition to receiving complaints of unlawful discrimination, the Commission can inquire into complaints of breaches of human rights and workplace discrimination under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
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Rights Rights and Freedoms

Human Rights and Technology

Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow led a three-year project on the human rights implications of new technology.
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Discrimination Sex Discrimination

Independent Review of Gymnastics in Australia 

In a commitment to athlete safety and wellbeing, Gymnastics Australia has engaged the Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct an independent Review of the sport of gymnastics in Australia.
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Business and Human Rights Business and Human Rights

Advancing responsible business conduct in Vietnam

Globally, there is increasing expectation on businesses to operate responsibly and sustainably – and at the heart of this is respect for human rights. Following the unanimous endorsement of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in 2011 by the UN Human Rights Council, there is...
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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Close the Gap: Indigenous Health Campaign

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

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