2014 Conference Keynote Address

Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner In my job as Race Discrimination Commissioner I am often asked how you should respond to an incident of racism. Imagine being at work and overhearing a colleague making a disparaging comment about someone’s racial background. Or imagine being on a train carriage where a fellow passenger has started […]

SASP 2009 President’s Address: Professor the Hon Kim Beazley AC

ENGAGING THE ISLAMIC COMMUNITY – IS OBAMA THE MAN TO CROSS THE FAULT LINE?   President Obama has declared an end to the “War on Terror.”  That phrase has been expunged from the official rhetoric.  Expunged too the detention centre at Guantanamo Bay and some smaller clandestine prisons elsewhere around the globe.  No interrogation techniques will be tolerated […]