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Szoke tells Abbott think again about changing race law

szoke seriousThe Race Discrimination Commissioner Helen Szoke has urged Federal Opposition leader, Tony Abbott to rethink his proposal to repeal racial vilification laws.

Mr Abbott has said a future Coalition government would roll back laws which prohibit statements that offend on racial or ethnic grounds, as part of a "new debate about freedom of speech".

They include those recently found to have been...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 06 September 2012 14:04

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Another community reveals government remote service delivery program just a dud

alf laceyBy National Indigenous Times reporter Geoff Bagnall

The National Partnership on Remote Service Delivery has failed the Queensland community of Hope Vale, according to Council Chief Executive Officer, Lee Robertson.

 

Mr Robertson's comments follow similar revelations published in the National Indigenous Times from the Walgett and Wilcannia communities which have each claimed the program...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 06 September 2012 14:02

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