What's the Score?

What are our national sporting organisations, federal and state government departments, human rights and anti-discrimination agencies and non-government bodies doing to combat racism and prejudice in sport?
2007

Multiculturalism - A position paper by the Acting Race Discrimination Commissioner (2007)

This is my fourth year as the Acting Race Discrimination Commissioner at the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC), a position I occupy in addition to that of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner....
2007
Living Spirit: A dialogue on human rights and responsibilities

Living Spirit - Muslim Women's Project 2006

The Muslim Women’s Project was developed in response to the findings of the 2004 Ismaﻉ Report that found that the impact of racial and religious discrimination against Arab and Muslim Australians was most acutely felt by women.
2006

Voices of Australia

In 1975 the Racial Discrimination Act came into force. It was Australia’s first federal law dealing with human rights. Thirty years on it continues to be a strong statement about our shared values – that racism and discrimination have no place in...
2005
Face the Facts 2005

Face the Facts 2005

Face the Facts remains the Australian Human Rights Commission's most requested publication. It was first published in 1997 and updated in 2001 and again in 2003. The demand for clear factual information about immigrants, refugees and Indigenous...
2005

Australian South Sea Islanders: A century of race discrimination under Australian law (2003)

Between 1863 and 1904, an estimated 55,000 to 62,500 Islanders were brought to Australia to labour on sugar-cane and cotton farms in Queensland and northern New South Wales. [1] These labourers were called ‘Kanakas’ (a Hawaiian word meaning ‘man’)...
2003

Guide to the Racial Hatred Act

The Racial Hatred Act, introduced in October 1995, extends the coverage of the RDA so that people can complain to the Australian Human Rights Commission about racially offensive or abusive behaviour. It aims to strike a balance between two valued...
2003

Cyber-Racism: racial hatred on the internet (2002)

"On the other hand the Internet can be considered as a very important facility to combat racial and other forms of discrimination as well as a source of information and means to co-ordinate international action." [2]
2002

Report on National Summit on Racism (2001)

Racism and civil society: A Report on the National Summit on RacismIntroductionIn preparation for the World Conference Against Racism, the Australian Human Rights Commission, with funding assistance from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,...
2001

Review Of The 1994 Water Report (2001)

That the Race Discrimination Commissioner review progress made in the wake of this Report in the light of the recommendations, the Government's response to the Report, and the state of water and sanitation services in the ten case study communities...
2001

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