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A significant judgment today restored some balance to equal opportunity laws but has sparked calls for reform to balance discrimination by religious groups.

The Human Rights Law Centre has released an Information Paper to help individuals and organisations give feedback to the Federal Government on the proposed changes to racial vilification laws. The paper provides an overview of the current law and the proposed changes and also summarises the HRLC’s views on the changes.

Appeals to freedom are essentially calls to prioritise a right to discriminate over fair and equal access to employment, education and services, writes Rachel Ball.

 
 

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Inside Manus: Briefing on PNG National Court inquiry into Australia’s detention centre – SOLD OUT

Inside Manus: Briefing on PNG National Court inquiry into Australia’s detention centre – SOLD OUT

16 April 2014

The HRLC's Daniel Webb has just returned from Manus Island. Join him and our panel for a briefing and Q&A session about the PNG National Court inquiry into Australia's detention centre.

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