Vicsport, the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, and Sport and Recreation Victoria have collaborated on two new guides and a video to help sporting clubs and players to stand up against racism and create safer, more inclusive sporting clubs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from multicultural and multifaith backgrounds.

Removing legal barriers that prevent trans and gender-diverse Victorians from living their true identity is a vital step towards equality. The Commission supports the Victorian Government’s proposed amendment to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996, introduced to Parliament today.

An investigation by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission into the travel insurance industry has seen several major travel insurers change their policies to prevent discrimination against people with mental health conditions.

Today is Flexible Working Day, an international day to celebrate flexibility at work and workplace initiatives to improve work–life balance. Here, the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner Kristen Hilton reflects on the need to destigmatise flexible work requests, the benefits of flexible work arrangements for all employees, and how workplaces can make it happen.

Victoria Police and the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission have released Proud, visible, safe, a report examining the experiences of LGBTIQ employees at Victoria Police. The report finds that Victoria Police is committed to building an organisational culture that is safe for LGBTIQ employees – but that there still a way to go.

The Coroners Court is in the process of determining if the scope of the inquest into Tanya Day's death of should include consideration of whether systemic racism contributed to the cause and circumstances of her death.

For Yom Hashoah, Tal Shmerling, senior legal advisor at the Commission, reflects on the Holocaust, protection of human rights, and the role of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is pleased to have partnered with Our Watch in developing Practice Guidance: Understanding your rights in the workplace and Victorian anti-discrimination law.

In the aftermath of the violent racist attack at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, as members of the Muslim community in New Zealand, Australia and further afield grieve the loss of 50 lives, we stand by Victoria’s Muslim community.

Imagine hiding out in the toilets at work every day from 4.45 pm because your boss demands a ‘goodbye hug’ before he goes home. Some days hiding out works, but other times he waits for you. Some days he pretends he can’t remember whether he’s already said goodbye, and he circles back for another hug. Everyone acts as if it’s just one of his quirks, but it doesn’t feel like that to you.

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