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Gillian Triggs at Free Speech Inquiry - image courtesy APH
The Australian Human Rights Commission has released the details of both the QUT and Bill Leak complaints  under the Racial Discrimination Act.Below is an excerpt from the statement provided by Commission President, Professor Gillian Triggs to the...
Tuesday 21 February 2017
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“Public debate about the Racial Discrimination Act is unlikely to abate any time soon. But we hope discussion of the Act is based on an accurate understanding of what it means and how it operates. And we hope our society will remain committed to...
Tuesday 7 February 2017
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The Australian Human Rights Commission has collaborated with LexisNexis® to develop RightsApp, the world’s first mobile application that allows users to quickly and easily search international human rights conventions and declarations by topic and...
Thursday 15 December 2016
Professor Gillian Triggs and Robynne Quiggin
Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs and Deputy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Robynne Quiggin today launch the Social Justice and Native Title Report 2016.The document is a state-of-the-...
Wednesday 7 December 2016
Tim Soutphommasane and Ian Narev
A group of eight leaders from Australian business, academia and government have agreed to promote diversity in leadership through a newly-established Leadership Council on Cultural Diversity.Members of the Council include PwC Australia’s CEO Luke...
Tuesday 6 December 2016

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