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New research prompts call for aged care to embrace training on ageism

Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner has called on organisations providing services to older people to deliver ageism awareness training to their staff, with new research showing it can be highly effective in shifting attitudes. The Australian Human Rights Commission surveyed aged care and...

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Commission – General

Nominations open for 2023 Australian Human Rights Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Australian Human Rights Awards are now open, providing an opportunity to honour and celebrate individuals and organisations striving to defend and protect the human rights of people in Australia. This year’s Awards form a key part of Australia’s celebration and commemoration...

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Disability Rights

Disability Discrimination Commissioner's intervention at COSP16

Intervention on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission By Dr Ben Gauntlett, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, at the 16th Session Of The Conference Of States Parties To The CRPD Madam Vice-President. The Australian Human Rights Commission, an A-status National Human Rights...

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Technology and Human Rights

Stopping Killer Robots

Learn more about how lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) threaten human rights and why they must be prohibited.

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