Turnbull must allocate resources to conventions and show true commitment to Constitutional Recognition

09 Nov 2015

To progress the issue of Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples it is essential they have the opportunity to come together discuss the issues and determine what form of recognition they would support, said Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert.


Government refuses to release key IM evaluation

03 Dec 2014

The Government has refused to release the 'Evaluating new income management in the Northern Territory' final report.


Your Words - Why we need a national inquiry into the abuse of people with disability

03 Dec 2014

Rachel shares the messages and letters received this week about the importance of a national inquiry into abuse against people with disability in residential, institutional and home care settings.


Human Rights report into imprisonment of people with a cognitive impairment

02 Dec 2014

Senator Siewert speaks to the Senate about a new report from the Human Rights Commission, which finds the Government has failed in its obligations to four Aboriginal men with cognitive impairments held in maximum security prison in the Northern Territory.


Social Justice and Native Title Report 2014

01 Dec 2014

Rachel speaks on the tabling of the Human Rights Commission Social Justice and Native Title Report 2014.

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