Discrimination

September 2016

Bernardi refuses to back down on Racial Discrimination Act changes – September 2016

Filed under: Environment and Indigenous Affairs, Discrimination, Indigenous Affairs,

South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi says he will not be “dissuaded” from his attempts to rewrite section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

August 2016

Senate changes put Racial Discrimination Act changes back on agenda – August 2016

Filed under: Environment and Indigenous Affairs, Discrimination, Politics, Australian Politics,

Family First senator Bob Day says the prime minister will not be surprised that a new campaign to overhaul the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) has resurfaced in the new parliament because they discussed that prospect when Turnbull became leader of the Liberal party late in 2015.

Indigenous juvenile detention royal commission hits early obstacle – August 2016

Filed under: Environment and Indigenous Affairs, Discrimination, Indigenous Affairs, Politics,

The Government’s rapid response to revelations of children being brutalised in a Northern Territory juvenile detention facility have unravelled almost as quickly.

September 2014

Equal pay gap fails to close - September 2014

Filed under: Australian Politics, Discrimination,

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick says she’s disappointed that Australian women are earning 18 per cent less than their male colleagues.

August 2014

Discrimination: Pregnancy discrimination widespread says Commission

Filed under: Australian Politics, Discrimination,

A review by the Australian Human Rights Commission has found that 49 per cent of mothers and 27 per cent of the fathers and partners surveyed reported experiencing discrimination in the workplace.