HUMAN RIGHTS AWARDS 2016
The Human Rights Awards is our major event of the year.
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.
This year, the 30th anniversary since the establishment of the Australian Human Rights Commission, provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate the significant milestones in human rights advancements made over the past 30 years. The Awards ceremony will be held in Sydney on Friday 9 December at the Westin Hotel. Tickets will be on sale closer to the event.
Nominations are now open for eight Awards categories, including the prestigious Human Rights Medal.
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.