Shadow Attorney-General Dreyfus on 18C

November 11, 2016 by  

The Abbott government’s botched attempt in 2014 to repeal section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act – the law that has drawn a line against racial abuse, Holocaust denial and harmful hate speech for more than 20 years was one of its biggest failures…writes Mark Dreyfus. Read more

Shadow Attorney-General’s take on Section 18c

September 5, 2016 by  

For over 20 years, since the Racial Discrimination Act was enacted by the Keating Government, section 18C has embodied our nation’s condemnation of racial vilification and protected our citizens and our society from the poisonous effects of hate speech…writes Australia’s Federal Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus. Read more