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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Transgender teen heads to Family Court seeking changes to hormone treatment lawsof the court. The Commonwealth Attorney-General, the NSW Department of Family
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
of the court. The Commonwealth Attorney-General, the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, A Gender Agenda, Australian Human Rights Commission and The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne are also parties to the hearing and will make... Read more
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Mumbrella
Pride Codes adds website rainbows in support for LGBTQI+ issues33,000 same-sex couples in Australia, with this figure expected to have grown.
Mumbrella / Posted 3 days ago
33,000 same-sex couples in Australia, with this figure expected to have grown. The 2014 “Face the facts” campaign by the Australian Human Rights Commission showed 11% of Australians were of a diverse sexual orientation, sex or gender... Read more
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The North West Star
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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The Border Mail
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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The Courier
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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The Young Witness
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Western Advocate
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Manning River Times
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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The Age
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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Canberra Times
Support for same-sex marriage falling and 'no' vote rising, advocate polling showssaying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
saying: "You don't want to put inappropriate limits on the freedom of political expression." He was largely backed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose representative Ed Santow said people had to take personal responsibility for their... Read more
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14d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Parents can take comfort from moves to make kids' sport safernow being considered. The Royal Commission also acknowledged the website Play
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
now being considered. The Royal Commission also acknowledged the website Play By The Rules — administered by the ASC and Australian Human Rights Commission, among others — as a "valuable and effective resource in promoting child protection in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'I didn't tell them that I was pregnant': Call to scrap maternity loopholesaid. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
said. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
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The Border Mail
'I didn't tell them that I was pregnant': Call to scrap maternity loopholesaid. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
said. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'I didn't tell them that I was pregnant': Call to scrap maternity loopholesaid. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
said. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'I didn't tell them that I was pregnant': Call to scrap maternity loopholesaid. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
said. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
15 related articles
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The Young Witness
'I didn't tell them that I was pregnant': Call to scrap maternity loopholesaid. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
said. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
15 related articles
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Western Advocate
'I didn't tell them that I was pregnant': Call to scrap maternity loopholesaid. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
said. "[O]ther acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
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Canberra Times
Call for abolition of NSW exemptions for discrimination during pregnancysaid. "[O]ther Acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
said. "[O]ther Acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
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WA Today
Call for abolition of NSW exemptions for discrimination during pregnancysaid. "[O]ther Acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this c
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
said. "[O]ther Acts provide for suitable tailored exceptions rather than this carte blanche one. Dr Smith said the recent Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination had revealed that even after decades... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Kissed, groped: My time at Macquarie Bank’boys club on their bullshit once and for all. What is sexual harassment: Know
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
boys club on their bullshit once and for all. 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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Daily Telegraph
Campus closure raises safety concernsof students are concerned about having to walk to stations or buses after class
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
of students are concerned about having to walk to stations or buses after classes at dark, particularly in the wake of the Australian Human Rights Commission report.” The AHRC report, released last month, revealed that 51 per cent of university... Read more
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The Age
Lawyer championed rights of the disabledof deaf children in sign language and she catalysed the formation of a church f
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
of deaf children in sign language and she catalysed the formation of a church for the deaf. After a brief time at the Australian Human Rights Commission, Elena moved to AusAid, where she assisted in the development of Australia's first... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lawyer championed rights of the disabledof deaf children in sign language and she catalysed the formation of a church f
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
of deaf children in sign language and she catalysed the formation of a church for the deaf. After a brief time at the Australian Human Rights Commission, Elena moved to AusAid, where she assisted in the development of Australia's first... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie women will love these picsgreater role that extends beyond the financial, encouraging them to engage imme
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
greater role that extends beyond the financial, encouraging them to engage immediately in the caring tasks. She added the Australian Human Rights Commission has published a report that shows 27 per cent of the fathers and partners surveyed... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NT Government considers anti-vilification laws for race, sexual orientation, disabilityabout that but because we didn't have vilification legislation, all we were abl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
about that but because we didn't have vilification legislation, all we were able to do was refer those people off to the Australian Human Rights Commission. "So we think it's timely the Northern Territory has vilification legislation, but not... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia sued for allegedly jailing Indonesian juveniles for people smugglingDirector of Public Prosecutions had a legalised copy of his birth certificate t
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Director of Public Prosecutions had a legalised copy of his birth certificate that stated he was still a child. A 2012 Australian Human Rights Commission Inquiry called An Age of Uncertainty found there were many young Indonesians whose ages... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Here are all the ways the same-sex marriage survey could be blocked before it beginsthe survey. A 17-year-old Victorian schoolboy Cameron Warasta has a problem wi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
the survey. A 17-year-old Victorian schoolboy Cameron Warasta has a problem with that. He's lodged a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission, and he told Radio National it's unfair that 16 and 17-year-olds who are on the electoral... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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The Young Witness
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
The Young Witness / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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Western Advocate
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
Western Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
Kiama Independent / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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Manning River Times
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
Manning River Times / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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The North West Star
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
Daily Liberal / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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The Border Mail
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
The Border Mail / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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The Courier
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
The Courier / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
10 related articles
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Goondiwindi Argus
Computers replace humans in assessing inmatesbeen a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and se
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 25 days ago
been a significant decrease in incidents in detention including assaults and self-harm." But the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs, has accused the department of abandoning professional judgment. She said... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gillian Triggs labels Turnbull government 'disgraceful', accuses it of peddling 'alternative facts' of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public spe
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public speech since stepping down as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July, Professor Triggs attacked Coalition government ministers for interfering with the... Read more
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Gulf News
Citizenship changes are risky, says Australian Human Rights Commissiongovernment proposal will make it harder for several groups to become citizens
Gulf News / Posted 29 days ago
government proposal will make it harder for several groups to become citizens By Katharine Murphy, Guardian Canberra: The Australian Human Rights Commission has warned the Turnbull government to tread carefully with its citizenship changes, saying... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Gillian Triggs labels Turnbull government 'disgraceful'of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public spe
Kiama Independent / Posted 29 days ago
of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public speech since stepping down as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July, Professor Triggs attacked Coalition government ministers for interfering with the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Gillian Triggs labels Turnbull government 'disgraceful'of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public spe
Manning River Times / Posted 29 days ago
of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public speech since stepping down as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July, Professor Triggs attacked Coalition government ministers for interfering with the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Gillian Triggs labels Turnbull government 'disgraceful'of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public spe
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 29 days ago
of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public speech since stepping down as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July, Professor Triggs attacked Coalition government ministers for interfering with the... Read more
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The North West Star
Gillian Triggs labels Turnbull government 'disgraceful'of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public spe
The North West Star / Posted 29 days ago
of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public speech since stepping down as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July, Professor Triggs attacked Coalition government ministers for interfering with the... Read more
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