Main Content Anchor
The Australian Human Rights Commission works to ensure governments, the private sector and civil society acknowledge and implement the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to self-determination, participation in decision-making, respect for and protection of culture, and equality and non-discrimination.
The commission participate in the development of international human rights standards relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and we co-chair the Indigenous health campaign, Close The Gap, led by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner.
- Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices)
- Supporting Indigenous education initiatives
- Monitoring the impact of laws, policies and programs on Indigenous peoples
- Providing policy advice and research on Indigenous human rights issues including health, family violence, children’s rights and the Stolen Generations.