Latest Australian Human Rights Commission

Politics 06 July 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyLaw school dean named as new sex discrimination commissioner

The dean of the School of Law at Western Sydney University has been appointed as the new sex discrimination...

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Big Law 10 March 2023 ByJess Feyder‘Australia needs a Human Rights Act,’ say key legal bodies

A proposal for a Human Rights Act for Australia has been created and is being endorsed by key legal bodies.

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Big Law 17 November 2022 ByLauren CroftLast month, the Respect@Work Bill was tabled in Parliament and came...

Last month, the Respect@Work Bill was tabled in Parliament and came with significant changes to the Sex Discrimination...

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Big Law 16 November 2022 ByLauren CroftClass action launched against WA Dept of Corrective Services

Following complaints to the Australian Human Rights Commission about the conduct of Western Australia’s Department of...

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Politics 29 July 2022 ByLauren CroftAHRC independence welcomed by legal bodies

A proposed law that would ensure the Australian Human Rights Commission remains independent and effective has been...

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Politics 29 September 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyLawyer appointed CEO of Human Rights Commission

An Australian diplomat and human rights lawyer has been named as the new chief executive of the Australian Human Rights...

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Corporate Counsel 29 June 2021 ByLauren CroftASX 200 companies need to do more to prevent sexual harassment

New research has provided insight into how companies are responding to sexual harassment claims in the workplace.

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