The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission welcomes the commencement of the Adoption Amendment (Adoption by Same-Sex Couples) Bill 2015 (Vic), which allows couples to adopt regardless of their sex or gender identity.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission welcomes changes to Victoria’s Equal Opportunity Act 2010 which will further protect people from discrimination when seeking employment at religious schools and organisations.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 11:52

Commissioner condemns racist Wi-Fi

Kristen Hilton, Victoria's Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner, has spoken out against the racist name given to a Wi-Fi connection in Melbourne.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 09:59

Vacancies at the Commission: Leadership roles

For 40 years the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has played an integral role in protecting and promoting the rights of Victorians, and has helped create a society that is fairer, more equal and more inclusive.

The Joint Response was prepared by thirteen of Victoria’s leading organisations and peak membership bodies involved in the primary prevention of men’s violence against women and their children, including the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.

The Commission welcomes the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2016 to be introduced in Parliament today which removes the need for applicants to have undergone sex affirmation surgery before being able to apply for a new birth certificate.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission welcomes today's announcement by Attorney-General Martin Pakula appointing Moana Weir to Chair of the Commission's Board.

Voters with complex communication difficulties will be able to participate in enrolling and voting—possibly for the first time—thanks to the development of an exciting new app by the Victorian Electoral Commission.

Maybe Tom Elliott's right.

Maybe we women should listen to his wise advice and quit trying to crack the big time. Maybe he's on to something in his piece last week, "Too Smart To Be Stress Slaves", when he describes high-flying careers as drudge roles in disguise.

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