Latest Australian Human Rights Commission News

All-star Vivid show pits leading thinkers against a dystopian future to give festivalgoers the time of their rights
Rights-based solutions to critical social issues set to take centre stage at landmark forum in Sydney
Group of Eight Universities back Australian Human Rights Commission review into racism
Commission to lead historic anti-racism study into universities
Respect at uni: Study into antisemitism, Islamophobia, racism and the experience of First Nations people
Wearable devices can now harvest our brain data. Australia needs urgent privacy reforms
Commissioner Kershaw Welcomes Reappointment
Age Discrimination Commissioner calls for a Convention on the Rights of Older Persons
60% student discount announced for landmark national human rights event
2-for-1 tickets arrive right on time for all-star Vivid Sydney human rights show
Michael Kirby and Jennifer Robinson to deliver joint keynote address at landmark human rights forum
Australian Border Force commitment to a diverse and inclusive culture
Government needs to plan for resilient food systems in Australia
Tech-based sexual harassment at work is common, male-dominated and often intended to cause harm
Statement On AHRC Reports For ABF And Marine Unit
Race Discrimination Commissioner urges unity in wake of Sydney attacks
Race Discrimination Commissioner urges unity in wake of Sydney attack
Sex Discrimination Commissioner: Lehrmann Ruling Dispels Rape Myths
Sex Discrimination Commissioner assists Federal Court in Tickle v Giggle for Girls Pty Ltd case
Michael Kirby On Board For Historic Human Rights Forum
Katie Kiss commences as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
Robert Fitzgerald commences as Age Discrimination Commissioner
Commissioner June Oscar Welcomes Institute Funding
Waleed Aly joins line-up for landmark human rights forum
Commission welcomes ALRC report on religious schools and anti-discrimination laws
New ANU institute to advance First Nations gender equality
Commission celebrates official launch of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani Institute
‘Care is in everything we do and everything we are’: the work of Indigenous women needs to be valued
Historic forum to build momentum for Australian Human Rights Act
The escalating humanitarian crisis in Gaza and addressing the impacts in our communities
Non-disclosure agreements are commonplace in sexual harassment cases, but they’re being misused to silence people
Commission welcomes new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
Appointment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
Giridharan Sivaraman commences as Race Discrimination Commissioner
Anti-racism grant to support communities affected by war in Gaza
Public hearing to hear from experts on new citizenship repudiation laws
AHRC welcomes announcement of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Commissioner
Dementia Australia welcomes new appointment of Age Discrimination Commissioner
Commission welcomes new Age Discrimination Commissioner
Appointment of Age Discrimination Commissioner
Tribute to Lowitja O’Donoghue
Appointment of Race Discrimination Commissioner
Commission welcomes new Race Discrimination Commissioner
Equal-access model not the answer to encouraging legitimate discrimination claims
Rosemary Kayess commences as Disability Discrimination Commissioner
Statement on the ruling of the International Court of Justice 26 January 2024
UniSC launches ‘Inclusive Digital Design for Business’ course to foster accessibility and inclusion in the digital age
Work continues creating more respect in workplace