The reversal follows lobbying from an alliance of 31 ethnic community groups in the state

The New South Wales government has again reversed its position on reforming the state’s race hate laws, widely criticised as outdated and ineffective, announcing its intention to introduce tougher penalties for inciting violence.

The attorney general, Mark Speakman, on Tuesday announced new penalties for public threats or incitements to violence made on the basis of race, religion or sexuality.

Continue reading…

Read More Tougher race hate laws for NSW as government reverses position again

Facebook Comments