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Older Women's Risk of Homelessness - discussion paper

Older Women’s Risk of Homelessness: Background Paper

This background paper provides context regarding older women’s homelessness. It offers some potential solutions to reduce women’s risk of homelessness with a focus on preventative and innovative approaches that look beyond social and community...
Free and equal: An Australian conversation on human rights - Issues Paper

Free and equal: An Australian conversation on human rights

Through 2019, the Commission will promote conversation nationally to identify what makes an effective system of human rights protection for 21st century Australia?
Close The Gap 2019 - our voices our choices

Close the Gap report – “Our Choices, Our Voices” 2019

To address the widening life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non- Indigenous Australians, we have identified three priority areas that must be addressed.
Cover of the 2019 golf guidelines - Céline Boutier, winner of the 2019 Vic Open.

Guidelines: Equal opportunity for women and girls in golf (2019)

Participation in sport is a human right. Sport provides physical, social and mental health benefits, and plays a positive role in building communities. For this reason, it is essential that both women and men feel welcome to participate in sport,...
RightsApp: the human rights app


Developed by the Australian Human Rights Commission and LexisNexis®, Rights App is the world’s first mobile application that allows users to quickly and easily search international human rights conventions and declarations by topic and right.
AI Whitepaper - cover of optical fibres

Artificial Intelligence: governance and leadership whitepaper (2019)

This White Paper aims to identify how Australia can simultaneously foster innovation and protect human rights through the application of new technologies, in particular Artificial Intelligence (AI).
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Working towards Equality for People with Disability Mid-Term Report (July 2016 – January 2019)

January 2019 marks the half-way point of my 5-year term as Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner. My job is to work towards an Australia where the rights of people with disability are respected, protected and promoted. Here, I present a...
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Guidelines: Special measures under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

These guidelines provide practical guidance to organisations and individuals to encourage the implementation of special measures. They are intended to offer a means by which workplaces and education and service providers, as well as administrators...