Confronting the Return of Race Politics

Confronting the Return of Race PoliticsDr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination CommissionerLecture to the Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University6 August 2018 (6.30pm)Check against deliveryI join in acknowledging the Darug people as the...
Monday 6 August 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Multicultural Australia is mainstream Australia

Multicultural Australia is mainstream AustraliaSpeech to Arab Council Australia, Fairfield East, Sydney31 July 2018I join in recognising the Darug people and acknowledging them as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. To Mary Shalhoub...
Tuesday 31 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracy

Avoiding a monocultural bunyip aristocracyRemarks at the launch of Beyond the Pale30 July 2018University of Sydney Business SchoolIt’s wonderful to be back at the Business School and back on Gadigal land and I want to also join in paying my respects...
Monday 30 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Talking diversity amid racial hysteria

Talking diversity amid racial hysteriaDr Tim SoutphommasaneSpeech to University of Sydney behavioural economics and applied policy forum on addressing diversityUniversity of Sydney, Sydney, 27 July 2018Check against deliveryThank you to Professor...
Friday 27 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Cultural backlash and the rise of populism

Cultural backlash and the rise of populismSpeech to Sydney Ideas, The University of Sydney19 July 2018Edited transcriptThanks very much, Jennifer [Barrett] and thanks Pippa [Norris] for giving us such a compelling overview of what things look like...
Thursday 19 July 2018
Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner

NAIDOC Awards - Acceptance Speech

[Thank you in Bunuba]I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation of the land we stand on, their elders, past, present and emerging.I prepared a few words in case this happened – I want to make sure that I speak with the integrity that all...
Monday 16 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

‘BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN’ National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s...

[Introduction in Bunuba]Jalangurru lanygu wiyi yani gurama yani.I want to pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land we meet on today, and to their elders both past and present.What an occasion to...
Thursday 12 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Shifting beliefs about ageing

I am grateful to be with you today to talk about how we can begin to shift how people feel about the concept of ageing.
Friday 22 June 2018
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Launch of National Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

Thank you, Minister. Good morning everyone.I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and paying my respects to their elders past and present.In recent months, many women and men have come forward...
Wednesday 20 June 2018
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Elder Abuse is Everybody’s Business

Aged Rights Advocacy Service World Elder Abuse Awareness Day ConferenceKeynote address: Elder Abuse is Everybody’s BusinessFriday, 15 June 2018(Check against delivery)Thank you Keith Conlon and congratulations Louise Herft for all the work you and...
Friday 15 June 2018
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

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