Key web pages and entry points for the Australian Human Rights Commission
The Australian Human Rights Commission undertakes research, education and policy activities to build awareness of the Act and to tackle the attitudes and stereotypes that can lead to age discrimination. It has a particular focus on addressing barriers to equality and participation faced by mature workers, older Australians and young people.
Provides information about children's rights, how they are protected and some of the major human rights issues facing children around the world today.
Provides a range of resources and links on disability discrimination and other human rights and disability issues.
Australian Human Rights Commission publication providing employers with practical guidance on the sexual harassment provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act and assistance with development and implementation of policies & procedures to eliminate and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.
Face the Facts education resource is designed to complement the material in the Face the Facts publication and forms a part of the Australian Human Rights Commission's human rights education program. The activities are suitable for use in a range of key learning areas for secondary students across Australia. Teaching notes, student activities and worksheets are provided, plus a range of recommended online resources and further reading.
The Australian Human Rights Commission's rightsED resources include a range of interactive, education activities for teachers and their students. They are designed to introduce students to human rights concepts in an engaging, relevant way.
Provides information to help employers deal effectively with discrimination and harassment in the workplace so that everyone involved with your business is treated fairly and with respect.
Australian Human Rights Commission information for students on human rights.
The Australian Human Rights Commission can investigate and resolve complaints about discrimination at work. You can make a complaint no matter where you live in Australia and at no cost.
The Women's Human Rights education kit provides people with a clear and basic understanding of international human rights, particularly as they relate to women. This package focuses on women's rights as human rights in the context of CEDAW. It focuses on the reality of women's lives and the experiences they have specifically because of their gender. The kit also includes new information about the Optional Protocol to CEDAW, which comes into force in Australia in March 2009.