All posts tagged section 20d

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.

‘A line in the sand’

UNDER new laws to be introduced in the NSW Parliament, any individual who incites or threatens violence against the Jewish community could face three years in prison.

Section 20D: What went wrong?

It's important now that the community does not give up and that we continue to fight for it (Section 20D) to be amended.

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.

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State govt reviewing report into 20D

COMMUNITY groups have reaffirmed their commitment to bringing about reform to the state’s race-hate legislation, vowing “we will not stop until change is made”.

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.

Premier: ‘I’m the granddaughter of survivors’

As the granddaughter of survivors of genocide, it was a poignant moment when NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian addressed the multicultural media on Tuesday and declared that Holocaust education is “absolutely critical”.

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.