Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

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Multiculturalism: a position paper by the Acting Race Discrimination Commissioner

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.

What's the score? A survey of cultural diversity and racism in Australian sport

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.

Native title report 2005

This report from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Tom Calma, examines some of the issues that have arisen during the debate around the National Indigenous Council Land Tenure Principles and proposed changes to the communal nature of land interests to promote...

Rights of passage: a dialogue with young Australians about human rights

This report discusses the findings of the Young People and Human Rights Dialogue, which aimed to ascertain what young Australians know about human rights, and to listen to their views on a wide range of contemporary, rights-related issues. The report draws on focus groups, a...

Bringing them home: report of the national inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families

First published in 1997, this report has formed the basis for the Australian Government's 2008 apology to the Stolen Generations of Aboriginal people taken from their families.