Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act should be amended to apply only to language that will "degrade, intimidate or incite hatred or contempt", writes George Williams.
The time is right for a crash course on section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, its exemptions and the powers of the Australian Human Rights Commission, write Katharine Gelber and Luke McNamara.
Australia has made important steps when it comes to eradicating racial discrimination, but much remains to be done within our laws and the community, writes George Williams.
Gough Whitlam led a government that mixed controversy and turmoil with unprecedented achievement, writes George Williams.
The Federal Government’s plan to repeal section 18C from the Racial Discrimination Act and its potential impact on Indigenous Australians will be the focus of a public forum at UNSW this Wednesday.
Something is fishy when bigots' rights are put ahead of protections for the vulnerable, writes Peter Balint.
The Coalition has dug itself into a deep hole before its proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act are even considered, writes Andrew Lynch.
Non-discrimination is the natural twin of fundamental liberties. We cannot all enjoy these freedoms in equal measure if discrimination is practised without redresss, write Geoffrey Brahm Levey and Helen Pringle.