The Liberal backbencher wants to scrap the Commission altogether.
Triggs said the students were consulted. One student says they were not.
The Prime Minister has attacked the Human Rights Commission for its handling of 'race hate' cases.
Fairfax: Alex Ellinghausen
'For seven years, a ring has sat on both of our left hands.'
'Australia has faltered in its commitment to our freedoms and rights.'
Daniel Munoz via Fairfax
'It was the only job where each time you had a birthday it was like a KPI achieved.'
Alex Ellinghausen / Fairfax Media
Bodies such as the Human Rights Commission are a vital part of the checks and balances on executive power. If it is cowed by fear of retribution or vicious personal attacks on its members, we are all the poorer.
Australia's Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson has announced he will resign from his lucrative position to seek Liberal Party preselection for the federal seat of Goldstein. Former Trade Minister An...
CANBERRA -- Outgoing Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick says "gender equality is not finished business in Australia” and believes the country is still confronted by sexual harassment,...