Latest human rights News

New Monash University program to support international scholars facing persecution
Leave on light to remember Donor Heroes
ACFID: Coalition’s Pacific pledge will strengthen regional recovery
Roadmap To Drive Inclusion In Regional Victoria Released
Family seeks justice for murder of Reza Berati following Manus guard settlement with G4S/Government
UN Women Statement for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia, and Transphobia
Almost one billion children and adults with disabilities and older persons
Embracing queer Indigenous Australia
Views invited on mental health laws
Statement of Foreign Ministers on increased restrictions on human rights of Afghan women and girls
Minister Phil Twyford to travel to Timor-Leste
Statement by Sima Bahous, UN Women Executive Director, on killing of Shireen Abu Akleh
Launch of National Forum on Workplace Sexual Harassment 12 May
Launch of Monash Scholars at Risk Speaker Series
Government bolsters protection for whistleblowers
Citizens for climate action: power of individuals banding together
Statement on Afghanistan, by Ms Sima Bahous, UN Women Executive Director
Digital technologies: key accelerator of agrifood systems transformation and rural development
Making common cause
Photographers fight for human rights
‘The Pacific can’t survive if richest corporations and governments continue to put profits over people and planet’
Important reforms to searches of children and young people in custody passes Lower House
Review strengthens human rights in ACT terrorism law
Disability assist dogs now protected in law
Equality and integrity basis for post-COVID workplace success
Australia continuing to avoid direct sanctions on Myanmar military
Greens call for government to implement all recommendations of Casey report into detention of asylum seekers
RACS calls for significant reforms to protect and improve health outcomes for all Australians
ACFID published updated sanctions fact sheet showing Australian Government inaction on Myanmar
Inquiry into Dhulwa Mental Health Unit
Greens to appoint Minister for Equality, fund LGBTIQA+ health services, and end discrimination
UN Refugee Agency appeals for urgent action amid soaring deaths at sea
Rights of ACT residents must be protected with simple and affordable complaints mechanism
Football Australia reveals stellar line up of ambassadors to support Legacy ’23
HRC housing inquiry confirms need for rental WOF
New mask exemption card to remove uncertainty
Youth Verdict’s historic climate and human rights challenge to Palmer’s Galilee Coal begins
UNITAR Appoints David S. Evangelista to Advisory Board of Division for Multilateral Diplomacy
Crackdown on slave labour must be priority in new parliament
Retail Supply Chain Alliance to renew Coles MOU in Cairns
Next steps in Declaration Plan
Retail Supply Chain Alliance to renew MoU in Cairns
Imran Khan’s failure exposes Pakistan’s military problem
Group of 65 organisations and experts call for reform to laws that stop people with disability from voting
Banksia Hill conditions are an appalling breach of human rights: reform is urgent
On eve of Royal Commission anniversary, Greens call for independent oversight of prisons
80th anniversary of bilateral relations with Netherlands
Poll: Government out of touch with Australians on Palestine