Graeme Innes is a lawyer, mediator and company director. He has been a human rights practitioner for more than 30 years.
Graeme was a Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission for almost nine years, responsible for issues relating to disability, race and human rights. In this role he led work on issues including the ratification by Australia of a UN Convention on the rights of people with disabilities, the Same Sex Same Entitlements inquiry, and three inspections of Australia’s immigration detention centres.
He is currently the chair of the Attitude Australia Foundation, a startup aimed at using media to change attitudes towards Australians with disabilities. His memoir, Finding A Way, was published in 2016 by UQP.
Questions on notice
Abdul Abdullah, Benjamin Law, Alan Duffy, Graeme Innes, Gregory Phillips, Kristin Alford, Maggie Ryan Sandford, Mark Colvin, Mary Norris, Nakkiah Lui, Sammy J, Tom Elliott, Upulie Divisekera, Michael Williams
One last question: are words more important than actions?
Rob Delaney, Cheryl Strayed, Nakkiah Lui, Maggie Ryan Sandford, Upulie Divisekera, Alan Brough, Adam Liaw, Sally Warhaft, Graeme Innes, Mary Norris, Michael Williams
If you could choose the legacy you leave behind, what would it be and why? Graeme Innes