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July 2017

Why Tasmania needs a Human Rights Act

July 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Scotch Oakburn College, Horton Auditorium, 85 Penquite Road
Launceston, TAS Australia
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Panel Discussion and Public Forum We hear a lot about freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom from discrimination. But, really, how well are the rights and freedoms of Tasmanians protected? And what about the right to an education, adequate housing and a clean environment? What happens if one person’s rights conflict with those of another’s? Why do some states have a Human Rights Act and others (like Tasmania) do not? Come and hear from a distinguished panel about…

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September 2017

*** Human Rights Awards

September 4 @ 8:00 am - September 7 @ 5:00 pm

The Tasmanian Human Rights Week Committee is now taking nominations for nine Human Rights Awards: Individual Award Organisation Award A Fairer World School Award Lucy Henry Mental Health Award Angus Downie Print Journalism Award Multicultural Award LGBTI Award Youth Award Robin Hood AM Sport Award Nominations close 5pm Friday 6 October 2017 For each award a certificate and prize of $500 will be presented at the conferring ceremony in December 2017. Please follow the link below for more information or…

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