Tag : Australian Human Rights Commission
The Federal Government has appointed Victorian Kate Jenkins as Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner for a term of five years.
Jenkins is currently the Victorian Equal Opportunity…
Thursday, 11th February 2016
Many businesses lack clear strategies to monitor and manage human rights risks in their supply chains, despite recent high-profile violations, new research between the Australian…
Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
The Australian Human Rights Commission has warned that the Abbott Government’s proposed cuts to paid parental leave would breach Australia’s international human…
Monday, 17th August 2015
The most significant barrier facing older workers in Australia is age discrimination, according to Labor’s Shadow Minister for Ageing, Shayne Neumann.
Speaking at the Community…
Monday, 3rd August 2015
The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched a new website and online resources in a bid to fight the discrimination faced by pregnant women and parents in the workforce.
Monday, 3rd August 2015
A national inquiry has been launched by the Australian Human Rights Commission into employment discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with a Disability.
Monday, 20th April 2015
Tuesday, 30th September 2014President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Professor Gillian Triggs has warned that Australia must support the rule of law in the current international climate and with
Victoria Legal Aid has thrown its support behind the Australian Human Rights Commission recommendations to improve legal protections for pregnant women at work and help them take…
Monday, 28th July 2014
The Australian Human Rights Commission says it holds grave concerns for the welfare of asylum seekers, particularly mothers and children on Christmas Island, after visiting detainees…
Thursday, 24th July 2014
National Disability Groups and the Federal Government have criticised the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) decision to allow just 12 months for 10,000 supported employees…
Thursday, 1st May 2014
A nationwide search is underway for Australia’s most accessible mobile phone apps.
The inaugural Apps For All Challenge 2014 – Australia’s first and only competition…
Tuesday, 15th April 2014
Half of Australian women have experienced discrimination in the workplace during their pregnancy, parental leave or on return to work and it’s affecting their mental health…
Tuesday, 8th April 2014
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