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Computer World Australia
Greens push for greater protection of digital rightsThe Greens will push for a Digital Rights Commissioner to be added to the Austr
Greens push for greater protection of digital rights
Computer World Australia / Posted 5 days ago
The Greens will push for a Digital Rights Commissioner to be added to the Australian Human Rights Commission, the party said today. The commissioner would “scrutinise government legislation, policy, proposals and procedures, and to advise... Read more
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University of Sydney News
Many vote with their wallets, but our hearts and consciences should be heardhuman rights abuses. The government has even wound back judicial safeguards, a
Many vote with their wallets, but our hearts and consciences should be heard
University of Sydney News / Posted 5 days ago
human rights abuses. The government has even wound back judicial safeguards, and often overridden common law rights. The Australian Human Rights Commission has been unfairly politicised and underfunded. It remains deprived of power to protect... Read more
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The Age
'We were a mess': How one family fought the school system and saved their sonthe Education Department for years for support for their traumatised autistic s
'We were a mess': How one family fought the school system and saved their son
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
the Education Department for years for support for their traumatised autistic son, and even submitted a complaint to the Australian Human Rights Commission. But finally, with help from the right school, his parents have turned their son's life... Read more
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The Age
References to 'black babies' and 'Coon cheese' offensive, but not a breach of Racial Discrimination Act: judgetrained in relation to workplace anti-discrimination, bullying and harassment.
References to 'black babies' and 'Coon cheese' offensive, but not a breach of Racial Discrimination Act: judge
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
trained in relation to workplace anti-discrimination, bullying and harassment. In April 2012, Ms Vata-Meyer wrote to the Australian Human Rights Commission, but the complaint was terminated on the grounds that there was no reasonable prospect the... Read more
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The Age
Public service ends epic 'Coon cheese' racism struggle in Education Departmentto more allegations of racial discrimination, workplace bullying and harassment
Public service ends epic 'Coon cheese' racism struggle in Education Department
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
to more allegations of racial discrimination, workplace bullying and harassment. In April 2012, Ms Vata-Meyer wrote to the Australian Human Rights Commission but the complaint was terminated on the grounds there was no chance of settlement. The... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Public service ends epic 'Coon cheese' racism struggle in Education Departmentto more allegations of racial discrimination, workplace bullying and harassment
Public service ends epic 'Coon cheese' racism struggle in Education Department
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
to more allegations of racial discrimination, workplace bullying and harassment. In April 2012, Ms Vata-Meyer wrote to the Australian Human Rights Commission but the complaint was terminated on the grounds there was no chance of settlement. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Public service ends epic 'Coon cheese' racism struggle in Education Departmentto more allegations of racial discrimination, workplace bullying and harassment
Public service ends epic 'Coon cheese' racism struggle in Education Department
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
to more allegations of racial discrimination, workplace bullying and harassment. In April 2012, Ms Vata-Meyer wrote to the Australian Human Rights Commission but the complaint was terminated on the grounds there was no chance of settlement. The... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Greens push for commission into detentionabuse incidents of children in detention under successive Australian government
Greens push for commission into detention
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
abuse incidents of children in detention under successive Australian governments from the Howard era to the present. The Australian Human Rights Commission recommended a royal commission into children in detention in its 2014 Forgotten Children... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Push for commission over kids in detentionof children in immigration detention peaked at nearly 2000 in mid-2013 under th
Push for commission over kids in detention
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
of children in immigration detention peaked at nearly 2000 in mid-2013 under the previous Labor government. The Australian Human Rights Commission recommended a royal commission into children in detention in its 2014 Forgotten Children... Read more
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Canberra Times
Encore careers: Majority of workers over 45 not training for new jobs, survey shows(22 per cent). For those who did, three-quarters found it useful. The foundati
Encore careers: Majority of workers over 45 not training for new jobs, survey shows
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
(22 per cent). For those who did, three-quarters found it useful. The foundation combined with the ACT government and Australian Human Rights Commission to set up their first career check-up expo in Belconnen on June 29. Those aged 45 and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
No action over ‘boy in a box’at his new school and has even won an award. Pic: Paul Beutel A frustrated Ms
No action over ‘boy in a box’
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
at his new school and has even won an award. Pic: Paul Beutel A frustrated Ms Brooks has now taken the matter to the Australian Human Rights Commission, saying her son still suffers nightmares and finds it difficult to sleep on his own. She... Read more
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The Courier Mail
No action over ‘boy in a box’at his new school and has even won an award. Pic: Paul Beutel A frustrated Ms
No action over ‘boy in a box’
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
at his new school and has even won an award. Pic: Paul Beutel A frustrated Ms Brooks has now taken the matter to the Australian Human Rights Commission, saying her son still suffers nightmares and finds it difficult to sleep on his own. She... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
The Border Mail / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
The Young Witness / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
Western Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
18d
Daily Liberal
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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WA Today
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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Canberra Times
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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Brisbane Times
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
18d
The Age
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF reportpolicy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative me
Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
policy development to consider the impact on children and build preventative measures." The report, to be released at the Australian Human Rights Commission on Friday, acknowledged governments had made steps to reduce family violence, address... Read more
10 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Denied access to juveniles in prison: Amnestyjuvenile centre was damaged in a riot. The boys' families have launched legal
Denied access to juveniles in prison: Amnesty
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
juvenile centre was damaged in a riot. The boys' families have launched legal action against the decision, along with the Australian Human Rights Commission. WA's Chief Justice Wayne Martin has fast-tracked a court hearing for tomorrow, so he can... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The 10 Most Common Workplace Accidents In Australiawhile one in five Australian adults will experience mental illness in any given
The 10 Most Common Workplace Accidents In Australia
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 21 days ago
while one in five Australian adults will experience mental illness in any given year. Here are a few handy tips from the Australian Human Rights Commission to help employers manage the sensitive business of mental illness at work. Given the long... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Deaf patrons ‘abused, rejected by nightclub’“when we are also prepared to release CCTV footage”. “Red Square reserves its
Deaf patrons ‘abused, rejected by nightclub’
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
“when we are also prepared to release CCTV footage”. “Red Square reserves its legal rights in this matter,” it said. The Australian Human Rights Commission lists refusal of entry to a nightclub on the grounds of disability as a clear case of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaintspromote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment."
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
promote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment." On behalf of Universities Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a survey of students on sexual assault and harassment. It will examine the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaintspromote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment."
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
promote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment." On behalf of Universities Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a survey of students on sexual assault and harassment. It will examine the... Read more
6 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaintspromote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment."
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
promote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment." On behalf of Universities Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a survey of students on sexual assault and harassment. It will examine the... Read more
6 related stories
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The Young Witness
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaintspromote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment."
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
The Young Witness / Posted 23 days ago
promote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment." On behalf of Universities Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a survey of students on sexual assault and harassment. It will examine the... Read more
6 related stories
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Western Advocate
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaintspromote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment."
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
Western Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
promote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment." On behalf of Universities Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a survey of students on sexual assault and harassment. It will examine the... Read more
6 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaintspromote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment."
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 days ago
promote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment." On behalf of Universities Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a survey of students on sexual assault and harassment. It will examine the... Read more
6 related stories
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The Border Mail
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaintspromote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment."
Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
The Border Mail / Posted 23 days ago
promote the rights of students to be free from abuse, assault and harassment." On behalf of Universities Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a survey of students on sexual assault and harassment. It will examine the... Read more
6 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Can we blame women having IVF for delaying pregnancy?than men but it ramps up when fertility is added to the mix.110,000 women exper
Can we blame women having IVF for delaying pregnancy?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 days ago
than men but it ramps up when fertility is added to the mix.110,000 women experience pregnancy discrimination The Australian Human Rights Commission has found 110,000 women experience pregnancy discrimination each year: upon falling... Read more
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Western Advocate
Give disabled workers a goa disability a fair go when vacancies arise in their workplaces. His comments c
Give disabled workers a go
Western Advocate / Posted a month ago
a disability a fair go when vacancies arise in their workplaces. His comments come after a report released in May from the Australian Human Rights Commission cited numerous examples of workplace discrimination against people with a disability. It... Read more

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