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
Dorothy Hoddinott AO - Human Rights Medal 2014
The Commission is proud to announce the creation of the ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ Award. “The new Award recognises an organisation which has made an extraordinary contribution to reducing or preventing racism in Australia,” said President Gillian...
Tuesday 7 July 2015
Dr Tim Soutphommasane at the launch of NGA15
The Australian Human Rights Commission has released Australia’s first comprehensive guide for local government to help build strong, socially cohesive communities.
Wednesday 17 June 2015