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Canberra Times
Female university students gather for sexual assault protest at Parliamenthave had enough. Today they're collectively speaking with one voice and have co
Canberra Times / Posted 12 hours ago
have had enough. Today they're collectively speaking with one voice and have come to the nation's capital to demand better." The Australian Human Rights Commission will release its report on university sexua... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Female university students gather for sexual assault protest at Parliamenthave had enough. Today they're collectively speaking with one voice and have co
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
have had enough. Today they're collectively speaking with one voice and have come to the nation's capital to demand better." The Australian Human Rights Commission will release its report on university sexua... Read more
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14h
The Age
Female university students gather for sexual assault protest at Parliamenthave had enough. Today they're collectively speaking with one voice and have co
The Age / Posted 14 hours ago
have had enough. Today they're collectively speaking with one voice and have come to the nation's capital to demand better." The Australian Human Rights Commission will release its report on university sexua... Read more
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Perth Now
Family to sue over Ms Dhu's deathin the Supreme Court of Western Australia. There also plans to lodge a separat
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. There also plans to lodge a separate claim of racial discrimination to the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), which Mr Levitt said could be referred to the Federal Court. “It is about time WA... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ms Dhu's family to sue state over death in custodyto death in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. It would also lodge a comp
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
to death in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. It would also lodge a complaint of racial discrimination to the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) which Mr Levitt said could be referred to the Federal Court. "We're bringing a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Archibald Prize: Who would you choose to be the winner?John Bell, Indigenous actor Jack Charles, and of course TV personality Lisa Wil
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
John Bell, Indigenous actor Jack Charles, and of course TV personality Lisa Wilkinson. Infographic: President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, was the subject of Yvette Coppersmith's entry.Entries reduced... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Australia must tackle ‘dire’ situation in human rights talks with Laos – NGOsdelegation to the Dialogue this week will consist of diplomats, Australian memb
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
delegation to the Dialogue this week will consist of diplomats, Australian members of parliament and representatives of the Australian Human Rights Commission. Ho Kham Presidential Palace with in the Laotian capital, Vientiane. Source:... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Two senior AFL officials resign after ‘inappropriate’ relationshipscompany Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, th
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
company Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, the Sex Discrimination Com­missioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission, involved in the process. Lethlean had been a star on the rise and had risen through the... Read more
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The Courier
Two senior AFL officials resign after ‘inappropriate’ relationshipscompany Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, th
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
company Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, the Sex Discrimination Com­missioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission, involved in the process. Lethlean had been a star on the rise and had risen through the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Two senior AFL officials resign and express regret after 'inappropriate' relationshipscompany Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, th
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
company Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, the Sex Discrimination Com­missioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission, involved in the process. Lethlean had been a star on the rise and had risen through the... Read more
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7d
Canberra Times
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan comes of age with a string of tough callsother and responsibility". Senior leaders within his organisation signed up for
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
other and responsibility". Senior leaders within his organisation signed up for personal scrutiny, McLachlan said. The Australian Human Rights Commission appointed McLachlan as a male champion of change and he had vowed to lead cultural change... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan comes of age with a string of tough callsother and responsibility". Senior leaders within his organisation signed up for
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
other and responsibility". Senior leaders within his organisation signed up for personal scrutiny, McLachlan said. The Australian Human Rights Commission appointed McLachlan as a male champion of change and he had vowed to lead cultural change... Read more
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The Age
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan comes of age with a string of tough callsother and responsibility". Senior leaders within his organisation signed up for
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
other and responsibility". Senior leaders within his organisation signed up for personal scrutiny, McLachlan said. The Australian Human Rights Commission appointed McLachlan as a male champion of change and he had vowed to lead cultural change... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan comes of age with a string of tough callswithin his organisation signed up for personal scrutiny, McLachlan said. A mal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
within his organisation signed up for personal scrutiny, McLachlan said. A male champion of change as appointed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, McLachlan had vowed to lead cultural change within the AFL. Simkiss and Lethlean in... Read more
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The Age
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan comes of age with a string of tough callswithin his organisation signed up for personal scrutiny, McLachlan said. A mal
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
within his organisation signed up for personal scrutiny, McLachlan said. A male champion of change as appointed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, McLachlan had vowed to lead cultural change within the AFL. Simkiss and Lethlean in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
AFL officials apologise for pain they have causedcompany Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, th
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
company Rapid Context to provide a report. The league also has Kate Jenkins, the Sex Discrimination Com­missioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission, involved in the process. Lethlean had been a star on the rise and had risen through the... Read more
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7d
Junkee
All The Times Australia Was Enormously Racist This WeekTo Laos” Last Sunday, Rowan Dean — who took over from Mark Latham on Sky News’
Junkee / Posted 7 days ago
To Laos” Last Sunday, Rowan Dean — who took over from Mark Latham on Sky News’ Outsiders — got very mad about the fact the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) was advocating for more cultural diversity in business, politics and the... Read more
9d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Citizenship changes could worsen gender inequality, advocates say'madness' The current "basic" level of English skills required by new applican
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
'madness' The current "basic" level of English skills required by new applicants should be retained, the submission by the Australian Human Rights Commission recommends. The commission and others also urge the Government to support new migrants... Read more
9d
Canberra Times
Senior ATO lawyer takes AFP to court to realise dream of becoming a policemanan exclusion under the AFP's medical standards." The AFP reviewed their decisi
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
an exclusion under the AFP's medical standards." The AFP reviewed their decision in 2014 after a complaint was made to the Australian Human Rights Commission, concluding that the condition did in fact pose a risk in the line of... Read more
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9d
Canberra Times
Concerning affair for the AFLthat culture and agreed in his first full season as chief executive to become a
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
that culture and agreed in his first full season as chief executive to become a male champion of change as decreed by the Australian Human Rights Commission. There is no indication that the league boss has not worked towards that aim as he also... Read more
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10d
The Age
Senior ATO lawyer takes AFP to court to realise dream of becoming a policemanan exclusion under the AFP's medical standards." The AFP reviewed their decisi
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
an exclusion under the AFP's medical standards." The AFP reviewed their decision in 2014 after a complaint was made to the Australian Human Rights Commission, concluding that the condition did in fact pose a risk in the line of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Senior ATO lawyer takes AFP to court to realise dream of becoming a policemanan exclusion under the AFP's medical standards." The AFP reviewed their decisi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
an exclusion under the AFP's medical standards." The AFP reviewed their decision in 2014 after a complaint was made to the Australian Human Rights Commission, concluding that the condition did in fact pose a risk in the line of... Read more
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The Age
Concerning affair for the AFLthat culture and agreed in his first full season as chief executive to become a
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
that culture and agreed in his first full season as chief executive to become a male champion of change as decreed by the Australian Human Rights Commission. There is no indication that the league boss has not worked towards that aim as he also... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Concerning affair for the AFLthat culture and agreed in his first full season as chief executive to become a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
that culture and agreed in his first full season as chief executive to become a male champion of change as decreed by the Australian Human Rights Commission. There is no indication that the league boss has not worked towards that aim as he also... Read more
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11d
Daily Telegraph
Airline ‘treated us like dogs’Mr McEwin continues, “People with disability should be able to travel anywhere
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Mr McEwin continues, “People with disability should be able to travel anywhere in the world.” Mr McEwin says the Australian Human Rights Commission “regularly receives complaints about lack of, or denial of, physical access to aeroplanes,... Read more
11d
Herald Sun
Harrison: ‘I want to kill him’have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would a
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would apologise to the four women named in her Australian Human Rights Commission complaint which was made when she was represented by lawyer Michael Harmer. But Harrison... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
‘Revenge campaign that stopped the city’have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would a
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would apologise to the four women named in her Australian Human Rights Commission complaint which was made when she was represented by lawyer Michael Harmer. But Harrison... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Revenge campaign that stopped the city’have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would a
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would apologise to the four women named in her Australian Human Rights Commission complaint which was made when she was represented by lawyer Michael Harmer. But Harrison... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Revenge will make Nova look like turkey slap’have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would a
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
have given $50,000 to her lawyers, Patron Legal. In return Ms Harrison would apologise to the four women named in her Australian Human Rights Commission complaint which was made when she was represented by lawyer Michael Harmer. But Harrison... Read more
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11d
The Courier Mail
Airline ‘treated us like dogs’Mr McEwin continues, “People with disability should be able to travel anywhere
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Mr McEwin continues, “People with disability should be able to travel anywhere in the world.” Mr McEwin says the Australian Human Rights Commission “regularly receives complaints about lack of, or denial of, physical access to aeroplanes,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Probe ordered into claim autistic student locked in small plywood roomschool held an autistic student in a makeshift plywood room to calm him down.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
school held an autistic student in a makeshift plywood room to calm him down. Emily Dive has lodged a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission about the treatment of her son Lachlan Murrell, 8, who has autism and attention deficit... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
CEO quits: ‘I’m a creep. I am sorry’this. We will hold one another to account.” What is sexual harassment: Know wh
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
this. We will hold one another to account.” What is sexual harassment: Know where the line is1:54 A campaign by the Australian Human Rights Commission, Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.... Read more
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Canberra Times
'You can't just be locking kids up': Dylan Vollersaid an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people si
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
said an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people sick to their stomach". President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs expressed "absolute horror". Liberal MP Craig Laundy said: "I actually... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'You can't just be locking kids up': Dylan Vollersaid an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people si
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
said an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people sick to their stomach". President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs expressed "absolute horror". Liberal MP Craig Laundy said: "I actually... Read more
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The Age
'You can't just be locking kids up': Dylan Vollersaid an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people si
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
said an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people sick to their stomach". President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs expressed "absolute horror". Liberal MP Craig Laundy said: "I actually... Read more
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WA Today
'You can't just be locking kids up': Dylan Vollersaid an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people si
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
said an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people sick to their stomach". President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs expressed "absolute horror". Liberal MP Craig Laundy said: "I actually... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'You can't just be locking kids up': Dylan Vollersaid an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people si
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
said an audience member. Host Virginia Trioli described it as "making people sick to their stomach". President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs expressed "absolute horror". Liberal MP Craig Laundy said: "I actually... Read more
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Canberra Times
Female doctors asked about family plans during job interviews, AMA sayswhat discrimination is, how damaging it is and how much more effective a divers
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
what discrimination is, how damaging it is and how much more effective a diverse workforce is." A 2014 report by the Australian Human Rights Commission found that one in two mothers experience discrimination in the workplace at some point... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gillian Triggs: 'I've been radicalised in the job'been 'radicalised' in the job as Human Rights Commission president As she prep
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 days ago
been 'radicalised' in the job as Human Rights Commission president As she prepares to leave her role as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) after five controversial years, Gillian Triggs says her sentiment is one of sadness... Read more
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The Age
Students with autism: Cruel comments will hurt young peopleto immediately send lifesaving supplies. Robert Van Zetten, HightonFacts disco
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
to immediately send lifesaving supplies. Robert Van Zetten, HightonFacts discounted Michael Gordon reported comments from Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs that criticised my reporting during her tenure (The Age, 17/6).... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rosalind Croucher takes on the poisoned chalice of human rights rolesonly took an hour for the knives to come out for Rosalind Croucher. Barely was
Canberra Times / Posted 30 days ago
only took an hour for the knives to come out for Rosalind Croucher. Barely was the ink dry on her appointment as the next Australian Human Rights Commission president when the Institute of Public Affairs think tank denounced her as a "Triggs lite"... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘This is a problem’: Uni rape docoNUS survey provided valuable anecdotal insights into the issue. However, a mor
Adelaide Now / Posted a month ago
NUS survey provided valuable anecdotal insights into the issue. However, a more comprehensive survey by The Australian Human Rights Commission which has canvassed a larger sample group of 1.3 million students is due to release its... Read more
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The Age
Rosalind Croucher takes on the poisoned chalice of human rights rolesonly took an hour for the knives to come out for Rosalind Croucher. Barely was
The Age / Posted a month ago
only took an hour for the knives to come out for Rosalind Croucher. Barely was the ink dry on her appointment as the next Australian Human Rights Commission president when the Institute of Public Affairs think tank denounced her as a "Triggs lite"... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rosalind Croucher takes on the poisoned chalice of human rights rolesonly took an hour for the knives to come out for Rosalind Croucher. Barely was
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
only took an hour for the knives to come out for Rosalind Croucher. Barely was the ink dry on her appointment as the next Australian Human Rights Commission president when the Institute of Public Affairs think tank denounced her as a "Triggs lite"... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Controversy emerges over choice of new Human Rights Commissioner18C of the Racial Discrimination Act earlier this year," he said. "Under Crouc
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
18C of the Racial Discrimination Act earlier this year," he said. "Under Croucher, the erosion of our freedoms by the Australian Human Rights Commission will likely continue. "If the Government will not appoint people to the Commission that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Controversy emerges over choice of new Human Rights Commissioner18C of the Racial Discrimination Act earlier this year," he said. "Under Crouc
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
18C of the Racial Discrimination Act earlier this year," he said. "Under Croucher, the erosion of our freedoms by the Australian Human Rights Commission will likely continue. "If the Government will not appoint people to the Commission that... Read more
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Herald Sun
New chief for human rights watchdogappointment it takes the opportunity to thank whoever is being replaced. Not s
Herald Sun / Posted a month ago
appointment it takes the opportunity to thank whoever is being replaced. Not so for Gillian Triggs, the outgoing Australian Human Rights Commission president. In announcing Rosalind Croucher as her replacement on Tuesday,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
New chief for human rights watchdogappointment it takes the opportunity to thank whoever is being replaced. Not s
The Courier Mail / Posted a month ago
appointment it takes the opportunity to thank whoever is being replaced. Not so for Gillian Triggs, the outgoing Australian Human Rights Commission president. In announcing Rosalind Croucher as her replacement on Tuesday,... Read more
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News.com.au
New chief for human rights watchdogappointment it takes the opportunity to thank whoever is being replaced. Not s
News.com.au / Posted a month ago
appointment it takes the opportunity to thank whoever is being replaced. Not so for Gillian Triggs, the outgoing Australian Human Rights Commission president. In announcing Rosalind Croucher as her replacement on Tuesday,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Triggs replacement announcedGeorge Brandis has announced Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher will replace
Sky News Australia / Posted a month ago
George Brandis has announced Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher will replace Gillian Triggs as the president of the Australian Human Rights Commission. The attorney-general released a statement on Tuesday confirming Professor Croucher will... Read more
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