Media releases

Tasmanian Human Rights Week Awards 2020

Talking point by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner titled 'A law misunderstood'

Obeying Anti-Discrimination law is not a matter of choice

Talking point by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner titled 'Age: Everybody's business'

Talking point by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner titled 'What if it were me', highlighting the impact of homelessness

Talking point by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner titled 'Coronavirus: The Silent Discriminator'

Media statement by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner in relation to residential aged care lockdowns due to COVID-19

Opinion Piece by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner titled COVID-19 - Unsettling times, but what are we forgetting?

Media statement by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner in relation to COVID-19 and discrimination law

Media statement by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner in relation to coronavirus and unlawful discriminatory behaviours

Media statement by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner in response to comments by Archbishop Julian Porteous on Religious Discrimination Bill

September 2019 - Religious Discrimination Bill would create an uneven playing field (PDF, 268.9 KB)

Media statement regarding the proposed Federal Government's Religious Discrimination Bill 2019

Media statement on welcome changes to the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 in relation to gender identity

Media release regarding the Rally for Kindness held on 7 December 2018

Media statement by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner in response to reports of racist comments and graffiti targeting individuals standing for election in local government elections

Media Statement released by Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities (ACHRA)

August 2018 - Commissioners reject racist policies espoused by Queensland Senator
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Media alert regarding the 'Racism. It Stops with Me' roundtable event in Hobart

Media release by Human Rights Week Organising Committee - Human Rights Week Awards

Media release by Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities (ACHRA) - Human rights bodies call for protection of human rights on Manus Island.

Media release by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner seeking information on the display of Neo-Nazi posters.

Media release by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner encouraging all members of the community to show respect and tolerance during the period of the Australian marriage law postal survey.