Disability and LGBTI campaigner Jax Jacki Brown consistently works for inclusion and equality for everyone.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission will today launch the Guideline: Family violence services and accommodation as a result of Recommendation 141 from the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

The Commission has made a submission regarding proposed changes to laws affecting Victoria's youth justice system.

To all our political leaders,

On 26 May 2017, over 250 delegates gathered at the First Nations Convention and issued the historic Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Following the Government’s announcement that they will increase penalties for young people who commit crimes and crack down on bail, the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner Kristen Hilton today called on the Government to ensure they put the human rights of children and young people in Victoria’s justice system front and centre in any changes.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission today welcomed the Victorian Government’s response to the Access to Justice Review, which will help more Victorians access much needed legal assistance.

The Commission has provided a submission to the Department of Justice and Regulation’s consultation on the Victoria Police Restorative Engagement and Redress Scheme.

The Human Rights Unit of the Department of Justice and Regulation has released its new Good Practice Guide: Managing Complaints Involving Human Rights, to help public authorities effectively deal with complaints about human rights.

Following today’s announcement that the Victorian Government plans to restructure the state’s fire agencies, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner Kristen Hilton said that the evidence essential to the cultural reform of the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and Melbourne Fire Brigade (MFB) will be delivered in the coming weeks.

In the lead up to the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBiT), the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission today launched its Trans and Gender Diverse Inclusion in Sport guidelines.

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