We saved the RDA

{Am posting this using my phone, so can’t hyperlink. Will update later}

So, the PM announced today amongst a whole bunch of national security/anti-terror stuff, that the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act, in particular Section 18C, will no longer proceed.We are all very happy about this news. Many institutions, led by the wonderful National Congress, fought hard.

We are all very happy about this news. Many institutions, led by the wonderful National Congress, fought hard in defence of the proposal. It was great to see them lead the charge in developing partnerships with other cultural-ethnic-minority interest groups, to present a strong voice. Heartening to hear too, that there were a number of LNP who were willing to cross the floor on this. Apparently some are unhappy with the decision. Wow. It must be so hard being so powerful that a government attempts to alter the law just for you. {I will not link to them}

Apparently some are unhappy with the decision. Wow. It must be so hard being so powerful that a government attempts to alter the law just for you. {I will not link to them}The biggest

The biggest shoutout of course goes to the original deadly people who were willing to put their reputations, their privacy and anonymity, on the line in the original court case that, I believe, prompted the proposed changes. Today we won a small victory in a big battle. Enjoy.

Today we won a small victory in a big battle. Enjoy.

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