Media releases

Expungement of Historical Homosexual and Cross-Dressing Offences

The expungement of historical offences scheme has recently commenced in Tasmania.  The scheme enables charges and convictions for homosexual and cross-dressing offences that would not be a criminal offence today to be effectively removed from a person's official criminal record.

For further information or to make a free and confidential application go to email or call 1300 156 545.

Media alert regarding the 'Racism. It Stops with Me' roundtable event in Hobart.

Media release by Human Rights Week Organising Committee - Human Rights Week Awards

Media release by Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities (ACHRA) - Human rights bodies call for protection of human rights on Manus Island.

Media release by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner seeking information on the display of Neo-Nazi posters.

Media release by Sarah Bolt, Anti-Discrimination Commissioner encouraging all members of the community to show respect and tolerance during the period of the Australian marriage law postal survey.