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Moves to create a LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner blocked again

Moves to create a LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner blocked again

Labor has used its numbers in the Senate to block a Greens’ inquiry into reform of the Australian Human Rights Commission, including the appointment of an LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner. It’s the second time this week there’s been a push to create an LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner via the parliament. Previously the Greens attempted to […]

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Human Rights Commission on Safe Schools

The Australian Human Rights Commission has responded to the government’s changes to the Safe Schools Coalition anti-bullying program saying it welcomes adjustments to material due to age appropriateness, but the commission is also concerned about student’s considering ‘coming out’ needing parental consent. National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell said some of the changes recommend by educational […]

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Human Rights Commissioner Discusses LGBT Rights

Human Rights Commissioner Discusses LGBT Rights

Living Proud met with Federal Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson and his Senior Policy Advisers last month at Lotteries House. As the formal Commission spokesperson for sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex (SOGII) human rights, Commissioner Wilson sought consultation around what is being done, and what more should be done, to promote a culture of […]

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