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Adam Goodes
The Australian Human Rights Commission says the powerful new documentary The Final Quarter about AFL legend and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes offers an opportunity to have a conversation about racism.The Commission has today launched Let...
Friday 7 June 2019
RDC Chin Tan
The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has urged Australians to reflect on the anti-racism principles and legacy of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela in combatting racism.Commissioner Tan spoke at the Nelson Mandela Day...
Monday 25 March 2019
Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan
The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has called for a national conversation about hate, prejudice and racism.Speaking in Wollongong last night, at the Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra’s Annual General Meeting, Commissioner Tan...
Thursday 6 December 2018
Australian Police. Creative Commons photo by A. Van Leen
 The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed moves by Australia and New Zealand police services to tackle racism and improve engagement with racially and culturally diverse communities.In a joint initiative, Australia and New Zealand Police...
Thursday 15 November 2018
Chin Tan
The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has told members of African Australian communities he wants to continue working together to combat racism and promote social harmony.Speaking at the African Think Tank Conference Dinner in Melbourne,...
Monday 12 November 2018
Chin Tan at Metropolis conference
The Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has told an international conference that he will use his five-year term to challenge racism, promote multicultural diversity and strengthen community and social cohesion.Commissioner Tan has delivered...
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Composite of Racism. It Stops With Me Award finalist photos and logos
Once again we have an impressive line-up of finalists for the 2018 ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ trophy.This Human Rights Awards category, now in its fourth year, has attracted more than 100 nominees since conception. It is a unique opportunity to...
Friday 19 October 2018
Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan
The Australian Human Rights Commission says parliamentary motions designed to divide Australians and inflame racial tension and discord in our community must always be rejected.Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan says Australia is a highly...
Wednesday 17 October 2018
Chin Tan
The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes Mr Chin Tan as the incoming Race Discrimination Commissioner.Mr Tan was most recently Director of Multicultural Engagement at Swinburne University in Melbourne.Prior to this Mr Tan was Chairperson and...
Friday 5 October 2018
Dr Soutphommasane with FECCA's Mohammad Al-Khafaji
The outgoing Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, has today called for urgent action on measures to reduce racism at the  launch of his final report before stepping down this week.The Report, Anti-Racism in 2018 and Beyond, is...
Tuesday 14 August 2018

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