All posts tagged 18C

Latest bid to scrap 18C falters

Under threat during the Abbott government, Section 18C appears to have dodged another bullet, and its survival has been hailed by the Jewish community.

‘Anti-Semitism threatens our social fabric’

THE resurgence of anti-Semitism was listed as one of the main challenges facing multicultural Australia at the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia conference in Sydney recently.

Fury over Amazon denial books

AMAZON has come under fire for offering books on Holocaust denial to the public and could be in breach of the Racial Discrimination Act.

Di Natale in his own words

PALESTINIAN Authority President Mahmoud Abbas must acknowledge Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state, new Australian Greens leader Richard Di Natale says.

Turnbull: ‘No plans to revisit 18C’

COMMUNICATIONS Minister Malcolm Turnbull has assured Australia’s Jewish roof body he is not advocating that the issue of changing Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) be resurrected.

US magazine names Goot on most influential list

EXECUTIVE Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) president Robert Goot has been recognised as one of the world’s 100 most influential individuals in terms of their impact on the Jewish community.

Fighting discrimination for four decades

AFTER leading a multicultural stand against the government’s plans to axe Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act last year, Executive Council of Australian Jewry executive director Peter Wertheim will […]

Government shelves 18C repeal

THE Abbott government has bowed to pressure from ethnic groups including the Australian Jewish community, scrapping its proposed wind-back of the Racial Discrimination Act on Tuesday.

Toben deeply invested in repeal of 18C: Milne

AUSTRALIAN Greens leader Senator Christine Milne has argued in Parliament that retaining Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is essential to curb the activities of Holocaust deniers such as Fredrick Toben.

Brandis backing down on RDA

IT has been revealed that Attorney-General George Brandis (pictured) is considering reining in the sweeping changes the government had proposed to make to the Racial Discrimination Act.