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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
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
Image of the resources launched under 'Building Belonging'.
National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell and Federal Senator Malarndirri McCarthy today launched a suite of early childhood education resources to help educators tackle racial prejudice.‘Building Belonging’ is a comprehensive toolkit of early...
Friday 7 October 2016
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

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