1 December 2016
The state apology to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people delivered by the South Australian Premier this afternoon was welcomed by community advocates, ahead of the expected passage of a suite of reforms to tackle discrimination against LGBTIQ people.
1 December 2016
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced lawyer and advocate. We are currently seeking a Director of Advocacy to lead our work on business and human rights. The successful candidate will also be required to work on our other strategic priority areas and assume a leadership role within the organisation, in particular by managing aspects of the centre’s legal practice in its Melbourne office.
30 November 2016
The Australian Government must maintain strong and effective laws against racial hatred, Aboriginal, ethnic and human rights organisations said today in a joint letter that responds to the inquiry into the racial vilification protections in the Racial Discrimination Act.
It’s 25 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody handed down its final report. One of the key findings, was that a reduction in rates of imprisonment would mean a reduction in risk of deaths in custody. But Indigenous people have doubled as a proportion of the prison population.
UN Rapporteur blasts Australia over civil rights
Gay News Network, 19 October 2016
Manus assault underlines need for resettlement
Radio NZ, 13 October 2016
‘There was always something missing’: child of lesbian parents speaks up
Triple J Hack, 11 October 2016
Marriage equality activists respond to plebiscite’s demise
Same Same, 11 October 2016
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