Tag: section 18C

Racial vilification – experiences from the frontline

A Cody and M NawazBY ANNA CODY AND MARIA NAWAZ

The long-running debate over whether section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) should be repealed or amended seems set to continue. The government has asked the Parliamentary Joint Committee on … Read the rest

Does the Constitution protect offensive political speech?

Maxwell photoBY JACK MAXWELL 

A fortnight ago, chiropractor Chris Nelson sprang into the national consciousness with several shockingly racist posts on the Facebook page of Labor Senator Nova Peris. Senator Peris refused to delete the posts, leaving them on her page … Read the rest

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