The Human Rights Commission wants employers to temporarily lift confidentiality agreements so that workers can give evidence to its ongoing inquiry into workplace sexual harassment.
Experts and community leaders had warned of the dangers of a public vote on same-sex marriage but their advice fell on deaf ears. We're still living with the consequences, writes Joshua Badge.
Australian nun and human rights campaigner Patricia Fox she has mixed feelings about returning to Australia after being deported from the Philippines.
An exhibition by dissident Chinese-Australian artist Badiucao in Hong Kong is cancelled, following alleged threats made by Chinese authorities.
Human rights advocates are calling for a ban on sonic devices used to stop young people from loitering in public spaces. These devices emit high frequencies only people aged 25 or under can hear.
Searching electronic devices at borders is similar to intercepting text messages — except police don't need a warrant to do it. Here's what to do if it happens to you.