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Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

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21 Jun 2007

Changing the definitions describing de facto relationships in relevant federal laws could help end daily discrimination suffered by more than 20,000 same-sex couples in Australia, according to this HREOC report. The Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Inquiry spent more than three months travelling around Australia holding public...

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19 Oct 2005

In 1992 all Australian governments initiated the National Mental Health Strategy to correct decades of neglect and assure the rights of people with mental illness. In 1993, the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s National Inquiry into the Human Rights of People with Mental Illness,...

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21 Jul 2014

People with disabilities are being routinely denied the basic human right of access to justice, this report finds.

About this project

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (the Commission) is an independent statutory body. We have functions under:

the...

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20 Aug 2007

This paper seeks not only to reiterate the support that HREOC has given to multiculturalism over the past two decades but also to reinvigorate multiculturalism as an important foundation for the growing cultural, linguistic and religious diversity of Australian society.

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21 Jun 2007

Changing the definitions describing de facto relationships in relevant federal laws could help end daily discrimination suffered by more than 20,000 same-sex couples in Australia, according to this HREOC report. The Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Inquiry spent more than three months travelling around Australia holding public...

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24 Nov 2006

This report sheds light on what existing strategies and programs have been adopted by 17 national sporting organisations, federal and state governments, various non-government sporting agencies and human rights institutions to combat racism within sport. The report also looks at what steps have been taken...

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5 Sep 2006

For many Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women discrimination is still a common experience. This resource, developed by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission in partnership with the National Network of Indigenous Women’s Legal Services Inc. provides useful information on race, sex and...

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