Race Discrimination Commissioner wants national conversation about hate,...

I’ll start by acknowledging that we are gathered this evening on Dharawal country, and I pay my respects to the First Peoples of this land, and elders past, present and emerging.May I thank the Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra for the...
Thursday 6 December 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide 8th Gathering Closing Keynote Address

Introduction in BunubaThank you. Jalangurru lanygu balangarri - good afternoon everyone. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Gadigal yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani....
Thursday 29 November 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

The Ongoing Legacy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

9th International Conference on Human Rights Education—Unleashing the Full Potential of Civil SocietyEmeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM President, Australian Human Rights Commission27 November 2018[Professor Croucher spoke to this paper. Some...
Tuesday 27 November 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

The somewhat invisible world and extraordinary contributions of the AHRC

NSW Claims Discussion Group Inc23 November 2018[Professor Croucher spoke to this paper]Thank you, Dr Tim Channon, for inviting me to present this lunchtime address.I, too, pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging of the Gadigal people of...
Friday 23 November 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

The Law Reform lessons for responding to elder abuse

DAVID WALLACE ADDRESS 201851ST AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF GERONTOLOGY CONFERENCE—‘ADVANCING, NOT RETIRING: ACTIVE PLAYERS, A FAIR FUTURE’22 November 2018EMERITUS PROFESSOR ROSALIND F CROUCHER AMPRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION[Professor...
Thursday 22 November 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

African Think Tank Conference Dinner

Thank you to the African Think Tank, Haileluel, and all the conference organisers for having me this evening.I’ll start by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, and I pay my respects to elders past,...
Monday 12 November 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Echoes of breaking glass: reflections on Kristallnacht

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYWe know the basic facts of Kristallnacht.  On the 9th and 10th of November 1938, mobs attacked Jews in Germany and neighbouring states. They did so freely; without restraint.  Many Jews were killed, many more were injured, and...
Thursday 8 November 2018
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Megan Mitchell at the National Press Club

I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land we gather on today, and across Australia, and pay my respects to Elders past, present and future. Thanks to UNICEF for the opportunity to share the moment in which both our reports are...
Thursday 1 November 2018
Megan Mitchell, Children's Commissioner

Global migration in turbulent times - International Metropolis Conference

Thank you for the warm welcome.I’ll start by acknowledging that we are on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging.It is an honour to be here at the International Metropolis...
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Chin Tan, Race Discrimination Commissioner

Human Rights in the 21st Century

Human Rights in the 21st Century — Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsAustralian Council for International Development National ConferenceHuman Rights in the 21st Century—People. Planet. Peace.Opening...
Tuesday 30 October 2018
Rosalind Croucher AM, President

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