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Illawarra Mercury
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
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21h
The Age
Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at unihandling procedures. Threatened with rape as a student: Tanya Plibersek. Photo
Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at uni
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
handling procedures. Threatened with rape as a student: Tanya Plibersek. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
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21h
The Border Mail
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
The Border Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
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21h
Sydney Morning Herald
Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at unihandling procedures. Threatened with rape as a student: Tanya Plibersek. Photo
Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at uni
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
handling procedures. Threatened with rape as a student: Tanya Plibersek. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
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21h
The Courier
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
18 related stories
21h
Northern Daily Leader
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
18 related stories
21h
The Young Witness
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
The Young Witness / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
18 related stories
21h
Western Advocate
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
Western Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
18 related stories
21h
Kiama Independent
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
18 related stories
21h
Manning River Times
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
Manning River Times / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
18 related stories
21h
Goondiwindi Argus
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 21 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
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22h
The North West Star
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at universityof the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handl
Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek stalked and threatened with rape at university
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
of the problem, as part of a process of improving policies and complaints handling procedures. It will be run by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose President Professor Gillian Triggs called the sector "courageous" for inviting an... Read more
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22h
News.com.au
Plibersek tells of uni rape threatsphysically at risk.” The project, called Respect. Now. Always., is a joint eff
Plibersek tells of uni rape threats
News.com.au / Posted 22 hours ago
physically at risk.” The project, called Respect. Now. Always., is a joint effort by Universities Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission. It includes the first national survey designed to discover how widespread sexual assault... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
UNE survey gauges safety– to ensure a clear picture of prevalence of sexual assault and harassment in o
UNE survey gauges safety
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
– to ensure a clear picture of prevalence of sexual assault and harassment in our student community. The independent Australian Human Rights Commission is running the survey with assistance from Roy Morgan Research. Responses will be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Plibersek speaks out about uni rape threatshasn't changed since then." The project, called Respect. Now. Always., is a jo
Plibersek speaks out about uni rape threats
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
hasn't changed since then." The project, called Respect. Now. Always., is a joint effort by Universities Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission. Minister for Education Simon Birmingham also provided a statement for the launch, which... Read more
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Junkee
Women Are Taking A Huge Stand Against Sydney Uni Today And Calling For Action On Sexual AssaultAustralia Project (a local initiative I have worked with which bases itself off
Women Are Taking A Huge Stand Against Sydney Uni Today And Calling For Action On Sexual Assault
Junkee / Posted yesterday
Australia Project (a local initiative I have worked with which bases itself off the findings of the film) have asked the Australian Human Rights Commission to undertake Australia’s first-ever national prevalence survey on university student... Read more
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News.com.au
Unis ask students about sexual abusework, part of the Respect. Now. Always campaign, is supported by the national s
Unis ask students about sexual abuse
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
work, part of the Respect. Now. Always campaign, is supported by the national student and academics unions as well as the Australian Human Rights Commission. There will be a national prevalence survey across all university campuses starting in... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Unis to participate in sexual abuse surveywork, part of the Respect. Now. Always campaign, is supported by the national s
Unis to participate in sexual abuse survey
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
work, part of the Respect. Now. Always campaign, is supported by the national student and academics unions as well as the Australian Human Rights Commission. There will be a national prevalence survey across all university campuses starting in... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
University survey to protect students from sexual assaultand safety." Ms Thomas said the confidential survey would roll out over coming
University survey to protect students from sexual assault
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
and safety." Ms Thomas said the confidential survey would roll out over coming weeks with all responses evaluated by the Australian Human Rights Commission. Professor Thomas said only aggregated data would be made available to USQ with any... Read more
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Canberra Times
It has a huge impact on all of us: Canberra authors of leaked Nauru filesthey have endured than we have, that gets you through." But Mr Gunn said previ
It has a huge impact on all of us: Canberra authors of leaked Nauru files
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
they have endured than we have, that gets you through." But Mr Gunn said previous inquiries, including those done by the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Senate, already proved the systematic abuse and the leak was the tip of the... Read more
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The Age
Deaf footy fan claims AFL discriminationBut the AFL refused, saying the closed caption system on TV was appropriate. S
Deaf footy fan claims AFL discrimination
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
But the AFL refused, saying the closed caption system on TV was appropriate. So McRae has lodged a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission, claiming the AFL have discriminated against him on the basis of his disability, and also... Read more
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The Age
Woman of the Year to be announced tonight from a long and diverse list of finalistssingle-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence educati
Woman of the Year to be announced tonight from a long and diverse list of finalists
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
single-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence education to schools. These women are joined by Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, nominated for her staunch defence of asylum seekers in the face... Read more
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The Age
Woman of the Year: the list is long and diversesingle-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence educati
Woman of the Year: the list is long and diverse
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
single-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence education to schools. These women are joined by Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, nominated for her staunch defence of asylum seekers in the face... Read more
5 related stories
6d
The Age
Gillian Triggs opens up about 'ham-fisted' behaviour of Abbott governmentLouise Kennerley In what she describes as "probably the most difficult year of
Gillian Triggs opens up about 'ham-fisted' behaviour of Abbott government
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Louise Kennerley In what she describes as "probably the most difficult year of my life", the 70-year-old president of the Australian Human Rights Commission was chided as "a disgrace" and a "political advocate" by senior Abbott government... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Woman of the Year to be announced tonight from a long and diverse list of finalistssingle-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence educati
Woman of the Year to be announced tonight from a long and diverse list of finalists
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
single-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence education to schools. These women are joined by Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, nominated for her staunch defence of asylum seekers in the face... Read more
5 related stories
6d
Sydney Morning Herald
Woman of the Year: the list is long and diversesingle-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence educati
Woman of the Year: the list is long and diverse
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
single-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence education to schools. These women are joined by Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, nominated for her staunch defence of asylum seekers in the face... Read more
5 related stories
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Canberra Times
Woman of the Year to be announced tonight from a long and diverse list of finalistssingle-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence educati
Woman of the Year to be announced tonight from a long and diverse list of finalists
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
single-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence education to schools. These women are joined by Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, nominated for her staunch defence of asylum seekers in the face... Read more
5 related stories
6d
Canberra Times
Woman of the Year: the list is long and diversesingle-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence educati
Woman of the Year: the list is long and diverse
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
single-handedly convinced the NSW government to bring domestic violence education to schools. These women are joined by Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, nominated for her staunch defence of asylum seekers in the face... Read more
5 related stories
6d
Canberra Times
Gillian Triggs opens up about 'ham-fisted' behaviour of Abbott governmentLouise Kennerley In what she describes as "probably the most difficult year of
Gillian Triggs opens up about 'ham-fisted' behaviour of Abbott government
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Louise Kennerley In what she describes as "probably the most difficult year of my life", the 70-year-old president of the Australian Human Rights Commission was chided as "a disgrace" and a "political advocate" by senior Abbott government... Read more
2 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Gillian Triggs opens up about 'ham-fisted' behaviour of Abbott governmentLouise Kennerley In what she describes as "probably the most difficult year of
Gillian Triggs opens up about 'ham-fisted' behaviour of Abbott government
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Louise Kennerley In what she describes as "probably the most difficult year of my life", the 70-year-old president of the Australian Human Rights Commission was chided as "a disgrace" and a "political advocate" by senior Abbott government... Read more
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6d
CNET
Disconnected and desperate: How Australia keeps refugees in tech limboRefugee Convention and the United Nations Convention against Torture. Regardles
Disconnected and desperate: How Australia keeps refugees in tech limbo
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
Refugee Convention and the United Nations Convention against Torture. Regardless of its internal immigration policies, the Australian Human Rights Commission warns the Australian Government still has legal obligations under these conventions,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Govt insists no plans to change 18cMinister Marise Payne told ABC radio on Wednesday. Crossbench senator David Le
Govt insists no plans to change 18c
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
Minister Marise Payne told ABC radio on Wednesday. Crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm has lodged a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission after a Fairfax newspaper column branded him an angry white man. Senator Leyonhjelm... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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The Young Witness
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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7d
Western Advocate
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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7d
Kiama Independent
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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7d
Manning River Times
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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7d
Goondiwindi Argus
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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The North West Star
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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7d
Daily Liberal
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
40 related stories
7d
The Border Mail
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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7d
Illawarra Mercury
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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7d
The Courier
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
40 related stories
8d
Kiama Independent
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
40 related stories
8d
Manning River Times
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
40 related stories
8d
Goondiwindi Argus
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardicase. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can c
David Leyonhjelm will expose 'left-wing racist, bigot, hypocrite, social warriors': Cory Bernardi
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
case. "If anyone believes they have experienced racial vilification they can consider lodging a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission," he said. "Every complaint is assessed on its merits. The President of the Commission is... Read more
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Perth Now
Why botched Census boss won’t be sackeddo its work without fear the government will interfere. That status is one rea
Why botched Census boss won’t be sacked
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
do its work without fear the government will interfere. That status is one reason why the Abbott government could not sack Australian Human Rights Commission head Gillian Triggs, with whom it was unhappy last year. It could only request her to quit... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why botched Census boss won’t be sackeddo its work without fear the government will interfere. That status is one rea
Why botched Census boss won’t be sacked
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
do its work without fear the government will interfere. That status is one reason why the Abbott government could not sack Australian Human Rights Commission head Gillian Triggs, with whom it was unhappy last year. It could only request her to quit... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Islamophobia isn't the 'New Antisemitism' and the Statistics Prove It – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsof the incidents in the IRA report are online content, including posted comment
Islamophobia isn't the 'New Antisemitism' and the Statistics Prove It – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
of the incidents in the IRA report are online content, including posted comments on social media. The ECAJ report, based on Australian Human Rights Commission criteria, records general expressions of hatred against the group (in the traditional... Read more
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