Media Activity & Speeches

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  • ACT Human Rights Commission welcomes progress towards discrimination reform, 10 June 2016.
  • Anti-Discrimination Law Reform Welcome, 15 December 2015.
  • Opinion Piece: Courts Role is Missing Piece of the Puzzle, 26 July 2015
  • End Guide Dog Discrimination, 29 April 2015
  • Release of Human Rights Audit of the Treatment of Women at the ACT’s adult prison, the Alexander Maconochie Centre, 15 May 2014.
  • Joint communique from Australian Council of Human Rights Agencies, 12-13 September 2013
  • Commissioner launches new information on Breastfeeding in childcare centres , 30 August 2012.
  • Dr Watchirs discussed the proposed needle and syringe program at the AMC , 15 August 2012.
  • Commission provides advice on material circulated regarding proposed Mosque , 2 August 2012.
  • Commissioner Welcomes New Right to Education , 29 March 2012
  • IWD a reminder that Women’s Equality is a work in progress , 8 March 2012
  • Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Anniversary Film Screening , 13 September 2011
  • Youth Justice System 2011 Report Released , 29 July 2011
  • Timely Reminder to Reduce Stigma Against Gender Diversity , 20 November 2010
  • Human Rights Dialogue Matures with first Declaration of Incompatibility , 19 November 2010
  • IDAHO Day a reminder for Homophobic Free Sport , 14 May 2010.
  • Human and Discrimination Commissioner responds to Commonwealth announcement in response to National Human Rights Consultation , 21 April 2010
  • Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner releases Survey for World AIDS Day 2009, which shows discrimination is still an issue for those living with blood borne viruses (including HIV/AIDS)
  • Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner reminds all participants in the recent ACT civil unions debate to ensure their language does not constitute vilification under the Discrimination Ac
  • The ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner joined colleagues on the Australian Council of Human Rights Agencies in expressing a public position about the law of marraige and same-sex couples , November 2009.
  • Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner gives before the National Human Rights Act Consultation public hearings in Canberra .
  • HRC submits views to the Commonwealth Government’s human rights act consultation .
  • HRC welcomes announcement that Australian Government has signed the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture