Find a member

Upcoming Events

MYAN National Conference: young people in a multicultural world

23-Nov-2017 - Registrations now open for MYAN National Conference - Young people in a multicultural world: Rethinking a new policy and practice agenda The 2..

FECCA Conference 2017

08-Oct-2017 - Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia’s bi-annual conference Celebrate. Reflect. Advance: Challenges and Possibiliti..

SCOA Domestic Violence Discussion Paper

This discussion paper identifies key areas that need to be addressed to improve responses to domesti..

SCoA Submission to Human Rights Committee Inquiry into Free Speech

Date Submitted : 08-Dec-2016

Themes : Submission, 18C, free speech, Inquiry

SCoA has made a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Freedom of Speech. The Committee is considering whether the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) imposes unreasonable restrictions upon freedom of speech as well as the effectiveness of certain administrative functions of the Australian Human Rights Commission

SCoA considers that the current provisions within the RDA, the subject of this Inquiry, provide a basis for respect and tolerance which are core to any community and are essential in a multicultural democracy

Download the file: SCoA Submission to Human Rights Committee Inquiry into Free Speech_Dec2016.pdf

Submitted By:

Settlement Council of Australia

Settlement Council of Australia
Phone :
Email : policy@scoa.org.au
Website :