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Statistics reveal high rates of satisfaction with complaints service

The latest statistics on complaints made to the Australian Human Rights Commission show satisfaction with the complaints process remains high among all participants, and especially high among respondents.Over nine in ten (91%) of all participants –...
Friday 12 April 2019

Rights Talk: Refugees with Disability – Overlooked and Underserved

In this week’s Rights Talk, Nujeen Mustafa, advocate for refugees with disability together with Shantha Rau Barriga, Human Rights Watch’s founding disability rights division director, talked with Human Rights Commissioner Ed Santow about the...
Wednesday 10 April 2019
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Watch RightsTalk with Nujeen Mustafa and Shantha Rau Barriga live on Facebook

On Monday, refugee and disability rights activists Nujeen Mustafa and Shantha Rau Barriga will join Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow at another of our popular RightsTalk events, hosted in partnership with Human Rights Watch.The event is fully...
Friday 5 April 2019
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Young prisoners and their rights

The National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, hosted a roundtable discussion about juvenile justice with Angus Mulready-Jones, the Lead Inspector for children in detention for HM Inspectorate of Prisons (UK).The focus of the roundtable –...
Friday 5 April 2019
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Royal Commission Commencement Welcomed

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the commencement of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of people with disability.The Commission also welcomes the appointment of Disability Discrimination Commissioner...
Friday 5 April 2019