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Racism. It Stops With Me campaign relaunch

Racism. It Stops With Me is a national campaign that provides tools and resources to help people and organisations learn about racism and take action to create change.

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Children's Rights

On Your Terms: Youth survey on consent and sex ed

Under the direction of the National Children’s Commissioner, the Children’s Rights Team at the Australian Human Rights Commission has been funded by the Australian Government Department of Education to conduct a study on 14-18-year-old's experiences of, and attitudes towards, consent, respectful...
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Sex Discrimination

Speaking from Experience Project

The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched Speaking from Experience, landmark project that centres the voices of people with lived experience in workplace sexual harassment reform.
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Technology and Human Rights

Neurotechnology and Human Rights

Learn more about the Australian Human Rights Commission's project on the human rights risks associated with neurotechnology.
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Technology and Human Rights

HRIA Tool: AI in Banking

Learn more about the Commission's project on using ethical AI in decision-making in the banking industry to protect human rights.
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Children's Rights

Youth Justice and Child Wellbeing Reform across Australia

Background The National Children’s Commissioner is conducting a project that investigates opportunities for reform of youth justice and related systems across Australia, based on evidence and the protection of human rights. The project will explore ways to reduce children’s involvement in crime...
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Age Discrimination

Planning ahead

Future planning empowers older people to have choice and control over their senior years and provides peace of mind for them and their loved ones.
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Children's Rights

Supporting Quality Engagement with Children

Project overview The Supporting Quality Engagement with Children consultation project aims to include the voices of children, young people and their families in policies and services that directly affect them. The five Key National Strategies   The National Children’s Commissioner, Anne Hollonds is...
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Children's Rights

Youth Justice and Child Wellbeing Reform Across Australia

The National Children’s Commissioner is conducting a project that investigates opportunities for reform of youth justice and related systems across Australia, based on evidence and the protection of human rights. The project will explore ways to reduce children’s involvement in crime, including...
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Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Immigration detention and human rights

The human rights of people who are in immigration detention are of special concern to the Commission. Liberty is a fundamental human right, recognised in major human rights instruments to which Australia is a party.
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Age Discrimination

Positive ageing

Having positive beliefs about ageing has been shown to be associated with better physical health, psychological wellbeing, increased longevity, and reduced dementia risk among older people.
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Age Discrimination

Age Discrimination in Employment

The right to work is a fundamental human right, but one that far too many older people in Australia do not enjoy.
Race Discrimination

Racism. It Stops With Me campaign relaunch

Racism. It Stops With Me is a national campaign that provides tools and resources to help people and organisations learn about racism and take action to create change.