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Find the latest news on the campaign, and other anti-racism initiatives in Australia
Melbourne Man with Facemask
16 March 2021

National Anti-Racism Framework plan launched

Commissioner Tan released a concept paper detailing key components that need to be included in the Framework and will soon commence a series of roundtables with peak anti-racism organisations to progress the plan. 
Illustration representing Wiyi Yani U Thangan (Women’s Voices)
10 December 2020

Landmark report - First Nations women and girls

Wiyi Yani U Thangani—(Women’s Voices)—Securing Our Rights, Securing Our Future Report 2020 is a comprehensive, whole-of-life document and the result of over a hundred engagements with thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls of all ages in remote, very remote, regional and urban communities. 
Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan
13 October 2020

Government should consult on English language visa requirements

Commissioner Tan said the inclusion of this policy in the budget came as a surprise to key stakeholders in the multicultural sector and a lack of information about the policy had created justifiable concern among members of the Australian community.
Image of a handmade sign at a protest, with the words 'This is structural racism. Colonial oppression never stopped'
03 June 2020

Calls to end Indigenous deaths in custody

The global focus on these events reminds Australians of the unacceptably high rates of incarceration and deaths in custody of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

Image of June Oscar signing the Uluru Statement
25 May 2020

Turning the Uluru Statement into action

From all points of the southern sky, we gathered in the centre of the country we’ve called home for more than 60 thousand years, to endorse a statement that would pave the way for First Nations peoples to have a voice enshrined in the Constitution.