On 5 October 2017, the Australian Human Rights Commission launched two Community Service Announcements (CSAs) to raise awareness of everyday racism and bystander action
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.
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...
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...
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...
"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." 
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...
People with disabilities from non-English speaking backgrounds face multiple layers of disadvantage. They are often marginalised within their own communities and they face discrimination within the broader community on the basis of their race,...
People from all over the world have come to Australia either of their own volition as migrants, or as refugees to escape human rights violations in their former homelands. While their reasons for coming may differ, once here, they share the same...
The response to the High Courts Wik decision has given rise to intense discussions about the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (RDA), the Australian Constitution and the future of native title, among other things.
The Racial Hatred Act: A Guide for People Working in the Australian Media (1997) Click here to enterProduced by the Race Discrimination Commissioner1997