All posts tagged Anti-Discrimination Act

Incitement legislation set to become law in NSW

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman paid tribute to the Jewish community on Tuesday as the state government’s new incitement legislation passed the Legislative Assembly.

Foley to face the people at JBOD plenum

NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley will speak about his promise to overhaul the state's race-hate legislation at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum next week.

NSW government snub over 20D

Jewish communal leaders are furious that after a lengthy campaign supported by a coalition of faith and ethnic groups, the NSW government is not making expected changes to Section 20D of the Anti-Discrimination Act, despite an admission from former attorney-general Gabrielle Upton that the legislation as it currently stands is not working as intended.

Foley: ‘No deals with Hanson’

NSW Opposition leader Luke Foley has challenged Premier Gladys Berejiklian to “rule out” a Liberal–One Nation preference deal ahead of the next state election.

Consultation launched on 20D

Communities continue to rally for “urgently needed” changes to Section 20D of the Anti-Discrimination Act.

Section 20D: ‘The time to act is now’

A coalition of community leaders are coming together to push for changes to Section 20D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act.

Labor pushes for tougher hate laws

The NSW Labor Opposition has introduced legislation to stop hate speech in NSW, and accused the state government of sitting on its hands instead of fixing the state’s “broken” anti-vilification laws.

‘A historic reform’

NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton has publicly admitted for the first time that Section 20D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act is not working and she will introduce legislation by May to fix it.

Ethnic groups back hate law change

SIX ethnic organisations have added their voices to the call by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) for the state’s race-vilification legislation to be strengthened.

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SMH slammed over ‘anti-Semitic’ cartoon

THE Sydney Morning Herald could face legal action after widespread community outrage at a “clearly anti-Semitic” cartoon that could lead to the “inciting of hatred of Jews”.