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Lorraine Finlay commences term as Human Rights Commissioner

Lorraine Finlay has commenced her term as Human Rights Commissioner. Commissioner Finlay, whose appointment was announced in September, said she was looking forward to working to protect and promote human rights and freedoms with her colleagues at the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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Commission welcomes ParentsNext Inquiry recommendations

The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed the release of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights’ Inquiry report on the ParentsNext program. 
 
 The report, ParentsNext: examination of Social Security (Parenting payment participation requirements – class of persons) Instrument...

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