Complaints to the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission relating to discrimination in the rental market have increased over recent years. From 2015–17, the Commission received almost double the number of complaints concerning discrimination in renting and tenancy than in the previous two year period. Commissioner Kristen Hilton spoke to Fairfax Media about the issue.

The Victorian Multicultural Commission has opened nominations for Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence 2017. 

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement of the successful recipients of the $1.5 million Disability Advocacy Fund.

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.

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