Launch of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women report

Launch of CSW61 Report Back ReportParliamentary Group on Population and DevelopmentThursday 22 June 2017Event: 11:00am - 12:00pmAustralian Parliament HouseThe report was launched by Minister for Women Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash before members of...
Thursday 22 June 2017
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Domestic violence and older people

Aged Care Psychiatry ServiceEastern Sydney Mental Health AssociationWednesday 21 June 2017Event: 9:00am – 1:00pmOpening Address: 9:05-9:15am (10min)Royal Hospital for Women Lecture TheatreLevel 1, Women’s Health Institute, Randwick Hospital...
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum

 Thursday 15 June 2017Swanston Room, Melbourne Town Hall,Cnr. Swanston and Collins Streets,Melbourne. 3000(NOTE:  Check Against Delivery)Introduction• Acknowledge traditional owners Wurundjeri Peoples of the Kulin Nation.• Thank Dr John Chesterman...
Thursday 15 June 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Sydney Town Hall: Australians of the Year 2017

 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYSydney Town Hall: Australians of the Year 2017It is wonderful to see so many of you here tonight to celebrate these four great  Australians of the year and to learn about their vision for human rights in the future.Thank you...
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Professor Gillian Triggs, President

Of bedrooms and bodies: law reform in relation to sexual orientation, gender...

Speech given to NSW Bar Association  (B/174 Phillip St, Sydney)CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYAcknowledgements• Gadigal people of the Aeora nation;• Dr Sarah Pritchard SC (Chair, Human Rights Committee, NSW Bar Association);• Prof Andrew Byrnes (discussant)....
Tuesday 6 June 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Mabo Lecture - National Native Title Conference 2017

Speech given at the National Native Title Conference, TownsvilleIntroduction in BunubaYaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Gurambilbarra  Walgurakaba yani u.   Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami...
Tuesday 6 June 2017
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Victorian Parliament Iftar Dinner

Remarks of Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner to the 12th Annual Victorian Parliament Iftar DinnerCHECK AGAINST DELIVERYAcknowledgementsWurundjeri people of the Kulin nation;Ahmet Keskin, Executive Director, Australian Intercultural Society;...
Monday 5 June 2017
Mr Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner

Launch of Respecting Elders: Support and Conflict Resolution Services

The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO delivered the keynote address at the launch of the Respecting Elders: Support and Conflict Resolution Services.  The new service will be delivered by FMC Mediation and Counselling in partnership with Seniors Rights...
Thursday 11 May 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Mature Aged Workers

The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO delivered the keynote address at The Australian Industry Group's 2017 PIR (Policy Influence Reform) Conference on 2 May 2017 in Canberra.The PIR Conference is a leading forum for senior industry people to meet and discuss...
Tuesday 2 May 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Exploring the potential of our ageing workforce

Speech given at the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) Inclusion and Diversity Conference 2017.AHRI is the national association representing human resource and people management.Commissioner Patterson AO addressed the issue of age...
Monday 1 May 2017
Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

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