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Still of video from Commission's 'taxi stand' video from the Racism. It Stops With Me campaign
Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane is bringing the anti-racism message to a screen near you.On 5 October, the Commissioner launched two Community Service Announcements (CSAs) for broadcast on national TV and for...
Thursday 5 October 2017
Sit down in Melbourne
What is the best response to the anxiety, anger and hatred present in public discussions and political debates?Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane addressed this question in his keynote speech to the Australian Political Studies...
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Nominations Deadline Extended - celebrating those who champion human rights and equality
The Australian Human Rights Commission today announced it is extending the deadline for nominations for this year’s Human Rights Awards to 4 September 2017.Commission President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher, urged individuals, businesses and...
Monday 14 August 2017
Leadership Council group shot 10 August Melbourne event
PwC Australia chief executive Luke Sayers, EY Oceania chief executive Tony Johnson, and Corrs Chambers Westgarth chief executive John Denton joined Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane, Dr Tien Huynh from RMIT University and author Dr...
Friday 11 August 2017
Gillian Triggs at farewell 2017
After five years, Professor Gillian Triggs is this week stepping down as President of the Australian Human Rights Commission.The Commission warmly thanks Professor Triggs for her service. She recently reflected on the highlights of her Presidency:I...
Friday 28 July 2017

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