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Race Discrimination

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Meet the Commissioner

Mr Chin Tan

Chin Tan commenced his term as Race Discrimination Commissioner on October 8, 2018.

Prior to joining the Commission, Chin spent three years as the Director for Multicultural Engagement at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.

Chin's focus at Swinburne University as the head of its cultural diversity strategy was to work collaboratively across the University and the wider community to ensure that Swinburne succeeded as an institution of cultural diversity excellence.

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Race Discrimination

New report lays foundations for Australia’s first National Anti-Racism Framework

The Australian Human Rights Commission has published a new report that provides an evidence base and vital next steps for developing a coordinated, national approach to combatting racism in Australia. The report identifies data collection and education on racism, and cultural safety as key themes...

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Race Discrimination Commissioner welcomes National Anti-Racism Strategy funding

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner has welcomed the federal budget announcement that $7.5 million over 4 years will be provided to the Australian Human Rights Commission to develop a national strategy to tackle racism and promote racial equality in Australia. 
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New Racism. It Stops With Me campaign

Find out more here: Racism. It Stops With Me is a national campaign that provides tools and resources to help people and organisations learn about racism and take action to create change. In 2022, the Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has relaunched the...