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Leaders from Commonwealth, State & Territory government departments and agencies have met to discuss institutional racism.
Leaders from Commonwealth, State and Territory government departments and agencies met in Canberra on 14 June to discuss institutional racism.The Australian Human Rights Commission hosted the event as part of its National Anti-Racism Strategy, in...
Friday 15 June 2018
Young person talking to camera
Majak Daw and Jamie Macmillan from the North Melbourne Football Club have helped launch Be Brave, Speak Up, a youth-led campaign to encourage young people to take a stand against racism.A small group of young people from the not-for-profit youth...
Monday 2 July 2018
Assistant Commissioner Peter Thurtell and his colleagues at NSW Police
The Australian Human Rights Commission will begin working with the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA) with the aim of developing principles and guidelines on anti-racism and cultural diversity training for police.The Race...
Monday 23 July 2018
Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane present the award to last year's winner, Cohealth Arts Generator Sisters and Brothers Program
The ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ award recognises organisations and individuals that have made an extraordinary contribution to reducing or preventing racism in Australia.“We must continue to counter racism wherever it arises in our society,” said...
Monday 30 July 2018
Beyond the Pale report launch
The Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane said the make-up of Australia’s top 100 ASX listed companies fails to reflect the nation’s cultural diversity.Commissioner Soutphommasane made the comments at the launch of a ground-breaking...
Monday 30 July 2018

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