ICV encourages you to endorse the joint statement: “Racism is not Free Speech.” ICV has endorsed the statement “Racism is not Free Speech” put forward by ethnic and religious organisations against the repeal of sections of the Racial Discrimination Act.
We encourage you to support the statement by clicking on the link below, urging the Attorney General to consult with ethnic and other stakeholder communities before any Bill is introduced into the Parliament. “We have read with growing concern that the Federal government has plans to remove or water down the protections against racial vilification which presently extend to Australians of all backgrounds under the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA).
This would be a step backwards for Australia. We oppose absolutely any such change.” To read the entire press release, click here.