Roadsigns with labels: NDIS, housing, law, work

Working towards Equality for People with Disability Mid-Term Report (July 2016 – January 2019)

January 2019 marks the half-way point of my 5-year term as Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner. My job is to work towards an Australia where the rights of people with disability are respected, protected and promoted. Here, I present a...
Woman at business meeting

Guidelines: Special measures under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

These guidelines provide practical guidance to organisations and individuals to encourage the implementation of special measures. They are intended to offer a means by which workplaces and education and service providers, as well as administrators...

Australian and New Zealand Children's Commissioners and Guardians Communiqué 12-14 November 2018

These independent statutory officers are mandated to promote the best interests of children and young people and ensure that their views and interests are heard and influential, noting that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Maori children...
Cover of report to UN CRC

Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (2018)

Most Australian children grow up in safe and healthy environments and do well. However, there are some groups of children whose rights are not adequately protected, which impacts negatively on their wellbeing and ability to thrive.