Australian Human Rights Commission articles over last 30 days

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2015/07/29 03:10
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The body that represents Australia's superannuation industry has backed ANZ's move to top up super contributions for some female staff, but says more needs to be done. ANZ will pay an extra $500 a...
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2015/07/26 20:26
2015/07/26 20:26
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ELIZABETH JACKSON: Australia's medical community has become divided over doctors increasingly prescribing anti-psychotic drugs for children and teenagers with depression. The drugs haven't been...
2015/07/23 05:59
2015/07/23 05:59
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Gender reassignment surgery is expensive, invasive and not always wanted by every transgender Australian. So why is surgery required in New South Wales before a trans person can change their birth...
2015/07/21 09:15
2015/07/21 09:15
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A former employee of EB Games in Figtree has accused the store’s district manager of calling him a ‘‘faggot’’, pelting him with stock and referring to him as ‘‘the Indian’’ or Apu from The Simpsons TV...
2015/07/15 06:28
2015/07/15 06:28
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Executive summary Background and context In 2011, the Australian Government made a commitment to a comprehensive National Anti-Racism Strategy (the Strategy). The Australian Human Rights Commission...
2015/07/14 10:15
2015/07/14 10:15
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The Northern Territory's controversial "paperless arrests" take away a person's right to liberty, the Australian Human Rights Commission has said in a last-minute intervention into the High Court case...
2015/07/12 06:15
2015/07/12 06:15
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Northern Territory police have been given unprecedented powers to detain someone for up to four hours without speaking to a lawyer for minor offences including "failing to keep a front yard clean" or...
2015/07/11 00:12
2015/07/11 00:12
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Here's a morning news snapshot from Ballarat and beyond. Good morning Ballarat, The cold front is rolling in this morning, so we might have already reached the weekend maximum...
2015/07/10 13:12
2015/07/10 13:12
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Gillian Triggs, president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, has bought into the same-sex marriage debate, criticising its absence as a constitutional right. Australian Human Rights...
2015/07/09 04:42
2015/07/09 04:42
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MATURE age participation in the workforce is in the spotlight with the IRT Foundation and the Australian Human Rights Commission announcing a ground-breaking Australian partnership. MATURE age...
2015/07/05 14:34
2015/07/05 14:34
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A chilly protest in Melbourne is the latest in a series of actions by the medical profession against attempts by the Government to prevent doctors working in detention centres from talking publicly...
2015/07/04 15:55
2015/07/04 15:55
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Tony Abbott's hand-picked human rights adviser racked up more than $77,000 in taxpayer-funded expenses in his first year on the job, spending almost $15,000 on taxis alone. Tony Abbott's hand-picked...
2015/07/03 02:26
2015/07/03 02:26
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... Five LGBTI issues you may not know about Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people face specific challenges in their global fight for equality that goes beyond...
2015/07/02 08:05
2015/07/02 08:05
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On Wednesday, the Australian Border Force Act came into force. It makes it an offense for an "entrusted person" (an Australian Border Force employee) to make a record of or disclose "protected...
2015/07/02 01:26
2015/07/02 01:26
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Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs criticises NT intervention in remote Aboriginal communities After months of a public row with the Government, the president of the Human Rights...
2015/07/01 23:43
2015/07/01 23:43
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KIAMA will be well-represented at the Power of a Woman Conference in Sydney. Christine Langford, Belinda Brooks and Diann Rodgers-Healey. Picture: GEORGIA MATTS KIAMA will be well-represented at the...
2015/07/01 08:22
2015/07/01 08:22
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Dozens of doctors, teachers and humanitarian workers have challenged the Abbott government to prosecute them for publicly discussing conditions in immigration detention centres. Dozens of doctors,...
2015/07/01 07:57
2015/07/01 07:57
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TEACHERS, doctors and social workers have joined a growing chorus of criticism about new laws that put offshore detention centre staff at risk of two years in jail if they speak up about child...
2015/06/30 19:35
2015/06/30 19:35
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ON A personal level I am sure we all know a few hypocrites; people who say they do one thing and do another. They may, for example, turn up to church and be very pious and then behave in a way...
2015/07/29 03:10
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