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Primary school students learning about human rights on interactive whiteboard
The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched an interactive website to give school students a foundation in international human rights.“Human rights are for everyone, no matter what age. Learning about human rights provides children and young...
Monday 26 September 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
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
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
Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane has called for calm ahead of planned protests outside Parramatta Mosque this evening and in Bendigo tomorrow.Commissioner Soutphommasane said the tragic shooting in Parramatta last Friday should...
Friday 9 October 2015

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