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Tasneem Chopra
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New Racism. It Stops With Me campaign

Find out more here: itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au 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...

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Race Race Discrimination

RightsEd curriculum resources - Race

The Australian Human Rights Commission has developed new RightsEd resources to assist students to gain a critical understanding of human rights and responsibilities. RightsEd resources are mapped to the national curriculum and include interactive activities, worksheets and assessment tasks. The...
Race Race Discrimination

Workplace Cultural Diversity Tool

The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched a free online tool to help businesses enhance productivity through a culturally diverse workplace.Based on international best practice, the Workplace Cultural Diversity Tool is a ‘how to’ guide to workplace cultural diversity. Why should we focus...
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Casual racism FAQs

Download PDF Download Word What is casual racism? Casual racism is one form of racism. It refers to conduct involving negative stereotypes or prejudices about people on the basis of race, colour or ethnicity. Examples include jokes, off-handed comments, and exclusion of people from social situations...
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Cyber Racism

What is cyber-racism? Racism can take many forms, such as jokes or comments that cause offence or hurt; name-calling or verbal abuse; harassment or intimidation, or public commentary that inflames hostility towards certain groups. When racism takes place online it is known as cyber-racism. Cyber...
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Information for New Zealanders living in Australia - FAQs

There are a significant number of New Zealanders living in Australia. The number of New Zealand citizens in Australia at 30 June 2012 was estimated as being 647 863.As a result of a number of general inquiries received regarding the entitlements and rights of New Zealanders living in Australia, the...
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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Do you support cultural diversity in the workplace? We are looking for good practice! The Australian Human Rights Commission, Diversity Council of Australia and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) invite organisations that recognise the benefits of a culturally diverse workforce to...
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Cyber Racism

On the internet, cyber-racism can take the form of a website itself, its written content, its images, blogs, videos and on-line comments. Additionally, racist comments, images or language in text messages, on social networking sites or in emails are also examples of cyber racism.
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Race Race Discrimination

African Australians: Compendium (2010)

African Australians: human rights and social inclusion issues project A compendium detailing the outcomes of the community and stakeholder consultations and interviews and public submissions Download in PDF [739 KB] Download in Word [2.2 MB] Contents Complete Table of Contents 1 - Recognition of...
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African Australians Communities

A review of human rights and social inclusion experiences of African Australian communities was released by Race Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes AM in Melbourne 18 June 2010. In Our Own Words – African Australians: A review of human rights and social inclusion issues documents the results...
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Race Race Discrimination

Combating the Defamation of Religions (2008)

On behalf of the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) I thank the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for the opportunity to submit this report on the issue of ‘combating the defamation of religions’.

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