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Manning River Times
Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universitiesYoung, international and LGBTI students report horrific sexual abuse and assaul
Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universities
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
Young, international and LGBTI students report horrific sexual abuse and assault. Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has raised concerns about an alarming number of young, international and LGBTI students reporting rape and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universitiesYoung, international and LGBTI students report horrific sexual abuse and assaul
Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universities
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Young, international and LGBTI students report horrific sexual abuse and assault. Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has raised concerns about an alarming number of young, international and LGBTI students reporting rape and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Attitudes to sexual harassment at universities have not changed in decades, says Triggsuniversities have revealed attitudes towards the behaviour have not changed in
Attitudes to sexual harassment at universities have not changed in decades, says Triggs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
universities have revealed attitudes towards the behaviour have not changed in decades, Gillian Triggs says. The Australian Human Rights Commission is managing the survey into the experiences of more than 40,000 students from campuses... Read more
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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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University of Queensland
Student voices needed to help ensure a safe spaceThe University of Queensland has joined the Universities Australia and the Aust
Student voices needed to help ensure a safe space
University of Queensland / Posted 7 days ago
The University of Queensland has joined the Universities Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct a broad-reaching survey of students and their experiences of sexual harassment. The national Respect. Now. Always. university... Read more
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News.com.au
Hanson moves to water down race-hate lawsthe entire part IIA will remove "discouragement of public discussion on matters
Hanson moves to water down race-hate laws
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
the entire part IIA will remove "discouragement of public discussion on matters of public importance". It could also lead to funding cuts to the Australian Human Rights Commission, which the bill sponsors say would be a "benefit to t... Read more
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News.com.au
Beware of ageing stereotypes, warns expertwith nearly half a million people aged over 85 and that figure expected to more
Beware of ageing stereotypes, warns expert
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
with nearly half a million people aged over 85 and that figure expected to more than double in the next two decades. An Australian Human Rights Commission report about the stereotypes of older Australians in 2013 listed some of the most common... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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News.com.au
Call for aid and refugee intake increaseare among alternatives the nation's human rights watchdog is proposing to Austr
Call for aid and refugee intake increase
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
are among alternatives the nation's human rights watchdog is proposing to Australia's tough border protection policies. Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs hopes some of the proposals can help shift asylum-seeker policy... Read more
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The North West Star
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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12d
Northern Daily Leader
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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The Young Witness
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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12d
Western Advocate
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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Manning River Times
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
12 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
12 related stories
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The North West Star
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
12 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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The Border Mail
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
12 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
12 related stories
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The Courier
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekersAustralia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling tr
Bring them here: Gillian Triggs' plea to Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seekers
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Australia and embrace a suite of new policies to ensure the people smuggling trade does not resume. The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission will meet the Prime Minister on Friday to press the case for a "rights-based" alternative... Read more
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The Border Mail
Aboriginal people slam 'coward' over racist Wi-Fi nameshe walked up and down Smith Street asking traders if they knew who was respons
Aboriginal people slam 'coward' over racist Wi-Fi name
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
she walked up and down Smith Street asking traders if they knew who was responsible. None did. She complained to the Australian Human Rights Commission but was told that without identifying who she had the dispute it, it was "unclear" how the... Read more
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The Courier
Aboriginal people slam 'coward' over racist Wi-Fi nameshe walked up and down Smith Street asking traders if they knew who was respons
Aboriginal people slam 'coward' over racist Wi-Fi name
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
she walked up and down Smith Street asking traders if they knew who was responsible. None did. She complained to the Australian Human Rights Commission but was told that without identifying who she had the dispute it, it was "unclear" how the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Australia’s new $5 note has tactile features to help blind peoplenearly 360,000 community members who are blind or have limited vision. In 2014
Australia’s new $5 note has tactile features to help blind people
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
nearly 360,000 community members who are blind or have limited vision. In 2014, Vision Australia backed a complaint to the Australian Human Rights Commission over the inaccessibility of the notes, led by Sydney teenager Connor McLeod, who is blind.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Opinion: What is Section 18C and why do some politicians want it changed?Australia's national racial vilification law. Earlier this month, senator Davi
Opinion: What is Section 18C and why do some politicians want it changed?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
Australia's national racial vilification law. Earlier this month, senator David Leyonhjelm lodged a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission, alleging he had been the target of conduct that breached 18C. And, just this week,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Human rights concerns in Australia at unprecedented levels: Gillian Triggslevels, Professor Gillian Triggs says Australians should be "alert and alarmed
Human rights concerns in Australia at unprecedented levels: Gillian Triggs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
levels, Professor Gillian Triggs says Australians should be "alert and alarmed" about the erosion of their rights, Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) president Gillian Triggs has said. Professor Triggs criticised politicians and the... Read more
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News.com.au
Triggs wouldn't know human rights: senatorAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs wouldn't know a hum
Triggs wouldn't know human rights: senator
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs wouldn't know a human right if it bit her on the backside, a crossbench senator claims. Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm was responding to her call for a bill of rights, saying Professor... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Lucky cufflinks and the 21st-century economy: Behind Tim Wilson's maiden speechmarket think-tank with ideals and ideas similar to the Liberal Party's. The Ab
Lucky cufflinks and the 21st-century economy: Behind Tim Wilson's maiden speech
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
market think-tank with ideals and ideas similar to the Liberal Party's. The Abbott Government then appointed him to the Australian Human Rights Commission as its so-called "freedom commissioner". But despite the high-profile roles — and the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Finally, Australian currency will be accessible to the blindare." The change is due in large part to Sydney teenager Connor McLeod. He la
Finally, Australian currency will be accessible to the blind
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
are." The change is due in large part to Sydney teenager Connor McLeod. He launched a discrimination complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission and started a change.org petition calling for action on accessible currency which... Read more
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WA Today
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises itto consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a fo
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises it
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
to consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a formal complaint. This involves writing to the Australian Human Rights Commission. Yes, because written complaints always have a habit of being resolved incredibly... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises itto consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a fo
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises it
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
to consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a formal complaint. This involves writing to the Australian Human Rights Commission. Yes, because written complaints always have a habit of being resolved incredibly... Read more
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Canberra Times
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises itto consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a fo
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises it
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
to consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a formal complaint. This involves writing to the Australian Human Rights Commission. Yes, because written complaints always have a habit of being resolved incredibly... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises itto consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a fo
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises it
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
to consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a formal complaint. This involves writing to the Australian Human Rights Commission. Yes, because written complaints always have a habit of being resolved incredibly... Read more
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The Age
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises itto consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a fo
Having a disability means I'm a victim of segregation, even if nobody recognises it
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
to consider how easy it is for me to enter the premise is if someone makes a formal complaint. This involves writing to the Australian Human Rights Commission. Yes, because written complaints always have a habit of being resolved incredibly... Read more
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The Age
Aboriginal people slam 'coward' over racist Wi-Fi nameshe walked up and down Smith Street asking traders if they knew who was respons
Aboriginal people slam 'coward' over racist Wi-Fi name
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
she walked up and down Smith Street asking traders if they knew who was responsible. None did. She complained to the Australian Human Rights Commission but was told that without identifying who she had the dispute it, it was "unclear" how the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Working later in life 'terrifying' for some older unemployed peopleand find longer-term career paths for their employees. The National Willing to
Working later in life 'terrifying' for some older unemployed people
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 29 days ago
and find longer-term career paths for their employees. The National Willing to Work report, recently released by the Australian Human Rights Commission, exposed widespread discrimination against older workers, and the myths that they were... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Women's officers say the University of Sydney is deliberately stalling action on sexual assaultRape Crisis Centre and participating in the Respect. Now. Always. Campaign by U
Women's officers say the University of Sydney is deliberately stalling action on sexual assault
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Rape Crisis Centre and participating in the Respect. Now. Always. Campaign by Universities Australia in partnership with Australian Human Rights Commission. "The University will continue to do whatever it can – including discussing many of the... Read more
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News.com.au
Brother of NSW Finance Minister faces court over rape chargesto be made to enhance the safety of female students on campus and at university
Brother of NSW Finance Minister faces court over rape charges
News.com.au / Posted a month ago
to be made to enhance the safety of female students on campus and at university related events. This same week, the Australian Human Rights Commission launched the first ever national survey to assess the levels of rape and sexual assault on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Transgender, intersex people call for birth certificate reformsa small thing — you'll be like 'it's not me' — that's exactly how we feel and t
Transgender, intersex people call for birth certificate reforms
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
a small thing — you'll be like 'it's not me' — that's exactly how we feel and the Government isn't respecting that." The Australian Human Rights Commission called for reforms in the area in 2009 and Queensland's Anti-Discrimination Commissioner... Read more

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