Freethought leaders seek Inquiry into Religious Discrimination
HUMAN RIGHTS

Freethought leaders seek Inquiry into Religious Discrimination

The Australian Human Rights Commission has rejected out of hand a request by multiple freethought groups for an Inquiry...

Meredith Doig

27 March 2018

Religious freedom must not be a green light to discriminate
Discrimination

Religious freedom must not be a green light to discriminate

Source: Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 2018) - Religious freedom must not be a green light to discriminate As...

Hugh Harris

14 March 2018

2018: a year that draws a line against prejudice, privilege and power
Discrimination

2018: a year that draws a line against prejudice, privilege and power

Source: The Age (8 January 2018) - 2018: a year that draws a line against prejudice, privilege and power   ......

Tosca Lloyd

08 January 2018

HUMAN RIGHTS

Submission: on Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act

Pursuant to the section 7(c) of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011, on 8 November 2016 the Attorney-General...

Meredith Doig

11 December 2016

Why walking out on bigots is a bad idea
HUMAN RIGHTS

Why walking out on bigots is a bad idea

Sections 18C/D read like they were written by a parent who wants to be seen as stern yet laidback....

Chris Fotinopoulos

15 September 2016

Trying To Silence Unwelcome Views Only Perpetuates Them
HUMAN RIGHTS

Trying To Silence Unwelcome Views Only Perpetuates Them

Give bigots their right to speak. Source: Trying To Silence Unwelcome Views Only Perpetuates Them If parliament legislates for...

Hugh Harris

06 September 2016

Free Speech and 18C: A Rationalist’s Perspective On A Way Forward
HUMAN RIGHTS

Free Speech and 18C: A Rationalist’s Perspective On A Way Forward

With conservatives and libertarians leading yet another campaign to degrade racial discrimination protections, Dr Meredith Doig weighs in with...

Meredith Doig

23 August 2016

The social cost of religious freedom
Discrimination

The social cost of religious freedom

Conservative religious groups need to respect views on sexuality that run counter to their own, just as they demand...

Chris Fotinopoulos

01 May 2016