13 October 2016
The Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities (ACHRA), which comprises the State, Territory and Federal human rights and discrimination authorities, recently met in Canberra on 13-14 October 2016 to consider a number of issues of common concern and interest.
The issues discussed were in the areas of marriage equality, disability and justice, youth justice, racism and older Australians.
The ACHRA heard from David Bowen, CEO and Louise Glanville, Deputy CEO, of the National Disability Insurance Agency, Thomas Albrecht, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Representative and Peter Downs, Manager of Play by the Rules.
More information is available in the communique linked below.
Dr Niki Vincent
Commissioner for Equal Opportunity