• Human Rights Awards 2017 Medal Finalists


The Human Rights Awards is the pinnacle of human rights recognition in Australia. Each year we are proud to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of individuals and organisations in promoting and protecting human rights and freedoms.

Previous winners of the Human Rights Medal include Peter Greste, Ian Thorpe, Eddie Mabo, the Rt Hon. Malcom Fraser, Ron Merkel QC, Sister Clare Condon, Dorothy Hoddinott and Elizabeth Evatt.

The Awards will be presented on Friday, 8 December 2017.

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Human Rights Medal finalists

The Australian Human Rights Commission has announced six...Read more

Community Individual Award 2017 - finalists

Five outstanding Australians have been named as finalists...Read more

2017 Media Award finalists - composite of photos and graphics

This year saw a substantial increase in the...Read more

Composite of photos of Young People's Human Rights Medal finalists 2017

A diverse range of finalists will be vying...Read more

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