Friday, 02 November 2018 16:24

Caretaker period for state election

The Victorian state election will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018.

During the caretaker period (commencing 6.00pm, 30 October 2018) content will only be added to this website in line with the caretaker conventions.

Friday, 26 October 2018 10:57

Making gender equality real in Victoria

For more than 40 years the Commission has been helping Victorian employers and employees strive towards more inclusive workplaces where the contributions of women and men are valued and recognised equally.

Every year, the Australian Human Rights Commission recognises the outstanding contribution of individuals and organisations in promoting and protecting human rights and freedoms.

The Victorian Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment on the appeal brought by the United Firefighters Union of Australia Victoria Branch (UFUV) against the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (the Commission).

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission's Annual Report for 2017–18 was tabled in Parliament yesterday and details a productive year in aid of our vision for a fair, safe and inclusive Victoria – one where every person is respected and treated with dignity.

This week, the Financial Services Royal Commission commenced its inquiry into insurer’s treatment of the community – and with it, everyday people’s experiences and frustrations will be brought into the light.

The Supreme Court of Victoria today confirmed that courts must consider the distinct cultural rights of Aboriginal people under the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities when making decisions in relation to an Aboriginal person’s request to be heard in the Koori Court.

The figures released today by the Australian Human Rights Commission that show sexual harassment continues to be a major problem in workplaces should be a concern for us all.

Victoria's unique human rights law provided real benefit to vulnerable Victorians over the past year, according to a report tabled in state Parliament today.

Cast your mind back – if you can – to late 1970's Victoria.

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