Past events

Commission staff members had another fantastic day at the annual Midsumma Carnival event on Sunday 15 January. Our stall saw lots of foot traffic, giving us great opporunities to chat with community members about the issues that are important to them, as well as the work we do to tackle…
The Human Rights Oration was presented with a new format in 2016, with a keynote address followed by a panel discussion on access, diversity and inclusion in employment. Former federal Disability Discrimination Commissioner and human rights advocate Graeme Innes AO delivered the keynote address on the topic of employment for…
The Human Rights Oration is an annual event hosted by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission to recognise International Human Rights Day. The Oration aims to highlight human rights issues as they apply to the everyday lives of citizens. Each year we invite prominent speakers in different fields…
It’s been six years since Australia became a signatory to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and nine years since the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities made specific mention of Aboriginal Cultural Rights.
Join us for breakfast and celebrate the 2015 International Day of Older Persons. Hurry - tickets are selling fast!
2013 Human Rights Oration The 13th Human Rights Oration was presented on 19 November 2013 by Geoffrey Robertson QC. Mr Robertson spoke to a 500-strong audience at ZINC, Federation Square, as the audience in the main square watched him on the big screen. Watch a video of Geoffrey Robertson QC's…
The Long Walk is a charity inspired by Michael Long's walk to Canberra to get the lives of Indigenous people back on the national agenda.
The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Law Centre hosted a panel discussion and Q&A to discuss the impact of a recent Victorian Supreme Court case about a Christian youth camp’s refusal to take a booking from a community health organisation running suicide prevention workshops…
Calling all Koorie youth! Join your mob and be part of a youth centred event like no other in Victoria!
Join us for a colourful celebration of Indigenous music and culture in the Mornington Peninsula.
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