UC Award for Dr Watchirs’ Human Rights Leadership

President and Human Rights Commissioner Dr Helen Watchirs was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Canberra on 28 September in recognition of her outstanding role as a community leader and dedication to improving human rights and ending discrimination.

Dr Watchirs was also honored to deliver the “Occasional Address” at a ceremony for Faculty of Business, Government and Law graduates.

You can read Dr Watchirs speech here: Speech by Dr Helen Watchirs OAM, UC 28 Sept

University of Canberra Vice Chancellor Deep Saini, Dr Helen Watchirs and Chancellor Tom Calma, 28 September 2017.