Organisation

Australian Human Rights Commission

Acronym: 
AHRC

Creator/Contributor
16
Pageview Total: 587

Discussion paper

18 May 2017

The Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) provides for independent inspections of all places of detention in the jurisdictions that ratify and implement it. On 9 February 2017, the Australian Government...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Website

03 Nov 2016

Building Belonging is a comprehensive toolkit of early education resources that can be used to address racial prejudice and discrimination in early childhood settings. The resource includes an ebook, song with actions, educator guide, posters and lesson plans.  

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

14 Sep 2016

The Commission has endeavoured to identify options for responding to flight by sea which are consistent with Australia’s international human rights obligations.

In publishing this paper, the Commission is seeking to make a positive contribution to this difficult policy area. We have...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

18 Jul 2016

Australia’s multiculturalism is self-evident. About 28% of our population was born overseas, with another 20% having an overseas-born parent. According to one estimate, 32% of the Australian population have a non-Anglo-Celtic background. However, such cultural diversity is not proportionately...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

03 May 2016

Executive Summary
In 2015, the Attorney-General asked the Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission, to undertake the Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

05 Nov 2015

Foreword

Forty years ago, the Commonwealth Parliament enacted the first federal human rights and discrimination legislation. The Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) was a landmark in Australian race relations. Enacted shortly after the formal abandonment of the White Australia...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

14 Oct 2015

Outlines the work the National Children's Commissioner has undertaken throughout 2014-15 to promote discussion and awareness of matters relating to the human rights of children and young people in Australia.

Summary

I am pleased to present to you the Children’s...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Website

24 Jun 2015

This new online resource from the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) provides local government with a practical approach to develop strong, socially cohesive communities.

Developed for the Australian Human Rights...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

10 Jun 2015

The status of SOGII rights in Australia has improved significantly over the past two decades. Despite this, LGBTI people still face unacceptable and significant discrimination and barriers to their fair and equal treatment, according to this report.

Introduction

‘...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Transcript

25 Apr 2015

A series of papers given by the various speakers at the Australian Human Rights Commission’s War and Peace: The Anzac spirit and human rights 2014 seminar.

Summary

Every year around Anzac Day, Australians and New Zealanders remember those who fought in all wars and...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Publisher
118

Pageview Total: 1,952

Discussion paper

18 May 2017

The Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) provides for independent inspections of all places of detention in the jurisdictions that ratify and implement it. On 9 February 2017, the Australian Government...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

07 Dec 2016

As Acting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner and Deputy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, we are pleased to present the Social Justice and Native Title Report 2016.

This is the seventh and final report during the term of...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

01 Dec 2016

I am pleased to present my fourth annual Children’s Rights Report as the National Children’s Commissioner. This report details how I have fulfilled my statutory functions, outlined in Section 46MB of the Australia Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) (the Act) during the 2015-16 period....

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Website

03 Nov 2016

Building Belonging is a comprehensive toolkit of early education resources that can be used to address racial prejudice and discrimination in early childhood settings. The resource includes an ebook, song with actions, educator guide, posters and lesson plans.  

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Transcript

07 Oct 2016

Australia’s new Human Rights Commissioner, Edward Santow, will use his first year in office to focus on the treatment of people in detention in Australia.

Commissioner Santow said he hopes the Federal Government will soon announce what it intends to do about the Optional Protocol to the...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

14 Sep 2016

The Commission has endeavoured to identify options for responding to flight by sea which are consistent with Australia’s international human rights obligations.

In publishing this paper, the Commission is seeking to make a positive contribution to this difficult policy area. We have...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

18 Jul 2016

Australia’s multiculturalism is self-evident. About 28% of our population was born overseas, with another 20% having an overseas-born parent. According to one estimate, 32% of the Australian population have a non-Anglo-Celtic background. However, such cultural diversity is not proportionately...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

03 May 2016

Executive Summary
In 2015, the Attorney-General asked the Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission, to undertake the Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

05 Nov 2015

Foreword

Forty years ago, the Commonwealth Parliament enacted the first federal human rights and discrimination legislation. The Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) was a landmark in Australian race relations. Enacted shortly after the formal abandonment of the White Australia...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

14 Oct 2015

Outlines the work the National Children's Commissioner has undertaken throughout 2014-15 to promote discussion and awareness of matters relating to the human rights of children and young people in Australia.

Summary

I am pleased to present to you the Children’s...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Content associated to 54254

Building social cohesion in our communities: an online resource for local government

24 Jun 2015

Website

Homophobia in sport toolkit

29 Apr 2015

Website

Centres and Departments