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Logo for Racism, It Stops With Me
Tasmania's Justice Department has pledged support for the Australian Human Rights Commission’s national anti-racism campaign, Racism. It Stops With Me.The campaign provides practical advice on how to counter racism, and accessible information about...
Tuesday 2 February 2016
Harmony Day logo
For Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner, Harmony Day on 21 March is an opportunity to take a stand against racism wherever we encounter it.“Today marks the 50th anniversary of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of...
Monday 21 March 2016
Dr Tim Soutphommasane and cover of Leading For Change report (2016)
A landmark study of leadership in business, politics, government and civil society has revealed an overwhelming Anglo-Celtic dominance that belies the cultural diversity of Australian society.“Our society celebrates its multicultural character, but...
Friday 29 July 2016
Finalist logos and photo for Racism It Stops With Me Award. See story for names.
Five finalists have been selected for the 2016 Racism. It Stops With Me award, to be presented on 9 December as part of the annual Human Rights Awards.The Racism. It Stops With Me award recognises the contribution of individuals and organisations to...
Friday 4 November 2016
Soccer game with boys of diverse backgrounds
There has been considerable public interest in the Commission’s complaint handling processes under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986.  There has been particular interest In the Commission’s handling of complaints under the Racial...
Monday 7 November 2016

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