Federal Attorney General and UNSW alumnus Robert McClelland has opened a major international advocacy program at the University, pledging a renewed government commitment to human rights at home and abroad.
Traditional demarcations between the public, private and third sectors are being blurred, with new forms of philanthropy and social enterprise emerging, according to the Centre for Social Impact's Professor Peter Shergold.
Moving Indigenous reconciliation beyond symbolic gestures will be a feature of the Australian Human Rights Centre (AHRC) annual public lecture to be held at the University of New South Wales this week.
The Macquarie Group Foundation has donated $2 million towards an endowed chair in the UNSW-based Centre for Social Impact. The Chair will be held by Professor Peter Shergold, the Centre's Chief Executive.