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Ethnic Community Media Organisation shortlisted for Human Rights Award

Thursday 08 December, 2016

The National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters Council  is a finalist for a Human Rights Commission Award for the ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ category.

The winner will be announced tomorrow in Sydney.

The NEMBC is the peak organisation of ethnic community broadcasters in Australia. It harnesses the expertise of more than 4000 volunteers from 125 cultural groups to broadcast over 2000 hours of programs each week, in English, Congolese, Punjabi, Farsi, Filipino and other languages.
 
See the shortlist at: https://hrawards.humanrights.gov.au/finalists
 
The Human Rights Awards is the pinnacle of human rights recognition in Australia. Each year the HRC acknowledges the outstanding contribution of individuals and organisations in promoting and protecting human rights and freedoms.
 
This year is 30 years since the establishment of the Australian Human Rights Commission and provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate the significant milestones in human rights advancements made over the past 30 years.

Previous winners of the Human Rights Medal include Peter Greste, Ian Thorpe, Eddie Mabo, the Rt Hon. Malcom Fraser, Ron Merkel QC, Sister Clare Condon, Dorothy Hoddinott and Elizabeth Evatt.
 

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