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18c: not perfect, but a pretty good start

22 March 2017

12:16 PM

22 March 2017

12:16 PM

The Turnbull government’s proposed changes to section 18c don’t go all the way, but they’re a pretty good start.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Attorney-General George Brandis announced that section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act would be amended so that it is no longer unlawful to ‘offend’, ‘insult’ or ‘humiliate’ another person because of their race.

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