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Commentary on section 18C often blind to substantial body of case law

Race Race Discrimination

In delivering my Alice Tay Lecture last week, I said there has been too much misrepresentation of the Racial Discrimination Act in the debate about free speech and racial vilification. James Allan’s most recent contribution to these pages is an unfortunate demonstration of this tendency.

Read more at the link below or view the news story from the Commission's website.

Published in The Australian

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