‘Taking on a Killer Company’ : James Hardie Presented by Centre for Policy Development and Essential Media Communications Venue: The Civic Hotel, 388 Pitt Street, Sydney Date: Tuesday 24th July, 6pm for 6.30pm – until 8pm For decades a committed group of… more
Why Serco? Six years ago Serco was described as “probably the biggest company you’ve never heard of” and this is still the case for many people. It’s a multinational corporation that specialises in providing public services under government contract. Serco… more
The next Australian government should develop a comprehensive policy on human rights in the Asia-Pacific. In the first of two posts on Australia and the region, Phil Lynch maps out the priorities
Human rights, foreign policy and Australia’s national identity: why aren’t we talking more about Australian values and identity this election campaign, asks Phil Lynch
Why isn’t the Australian Government taking a leading role in promoting a rigorous human rights and business agenda? The reasons to do so are too compelling to ignore, argues Phil Lynch
Phil Lynch has ten policy proposals for the next Australian Government to protect and promote human rights
Larissa Behrendt points out that once again Indigenous Australians are the losers in the National Human Rights consultations.
Peter Frank calls on the Government to introduce a Human Rights act and thereby put some substance behind its promises of greater accountability.
Susan Harris Rimmer reviews Human Rights Overboard: If I let my inner dictator loose, every person in Australia would be forced to read this book, while listening to the Paul Kelly song “I get a little emotional sometimes”.