Australian Human Rights Commission

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Source Acronym: AHRC

Owning Institution: Government of Australia

Source Type: Government

7 December 2016

This document is a state-of-the-nation report on the social justice and native title issues affecting Indigenous Australians in 2016.

1 December 2016

This report outlines work the National Children's Commissioner has undertaken throughout 2015-16 to promote the human rights of children and young people in Australia.

7 October 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.

14 September 2016

The Australian Human Rights Commission has today released a report which outlines potential policy alternatives to the current model of third country processing and practical measures to strike a...

18 July 2016

This report is intended to start the conversation about improving the representation of cultural diversity within Australian leadership. It provides guidance for how organisations can nurture...

3 May 2016

Explores the nature, prevalence and impact of employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disability.

5 November 2015

This report documents the activities conducted to mark the 40th anniversary of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth). It is primarily based on a series of public consultations led by the Race...

14 October 2015

Outlines the work that 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...

30 July 2015

In this speech at the Australian National University, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, reflects on the state of racism in Australian society – in particular some of the...

Content from centres and departments of Australian Human Rights Commission

29 April 2015

This resource includes a range of articles, videos, tools and education resources to help create awareness of GLBTI issues in sport, including "You Can Play" national initiative addressing...

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24 June 2015

This resource aims to assist local government to develop strong, culturally diverse and socially connected communities.

21 June 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...

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