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Appendix 3: Key activities, program areas and services 2019–2020

President: Rosalind Croucher

Free and equal: an Australian conversation on human rights

Engagement with United Nations Mechanisms

International and Human Rights Technical Cooperation Programs

Business and Human Rights Strategy

Human Rights Education and Training

Human Rights Scrutiny

Investigation and Conciliation Service and National Information Service

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner: June Oscar

Wiyi Yani U Thangani, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and Girls

Close the Gap Campaign

Native Title

Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and COVID-19

Age Discrimination Commissioner: Kay Patterson

Older Australians and Employment program

Older Women at Risk of Homelessness

Elder Abuse Awareness program

Supporting and promoting positive ageing. Inc. Ageism and COVID-19

Disability Discrimination Commissioner: Ben Gauntlett

Accessible Housing

Disability and Employment

Disability Royal Commission engagement

Engagement with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disability

Disability and COVID-19

Human Rights Commissioner: Edward Santow

Human Rights and Technology

Immigration Detention and Asylum Seekers Program

Protecting the Human Rights of People Born with Variations in Sex Characteristics in the Context of Medical Interventions

Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture in Australia

Freedom of Religion

Human Rights and COVID-19

National Children’s Commissioner: Megan Mitchell

Children’s Rights Report 2019

Engagement with United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

Child Safe Organisations

Children and young people, and COVID-19

Race Discrimination Commissioner: Chin Tan

Sharing the stories of Australian Muslims

National Anti-Racism Strategy and Racism. It Stops with Me

Racism and COVID-19

Sex Discrimination Commissioner: Kate Jenkins

Violence against women projects: National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

Commission-Defence Collaboration for Cultural Reform in the Australian Defence Force

Inclusion and sport

Women’s economic security projects

Gender and COVID-19


Legal Services (Inc. legal interventions)

Communications (public, media, and digital engagement, major events and launches)