Racial vilification

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Discussion paper

Concept paper for a national anti-racism framework

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner, Chin Tan, has announced plans to develop a national anti-racism framework, and is calling on the federal government to support the framework, fully resource it and implement it. This publication describes the key components of what a national strategy to address...
Report

Report of the Inquiry into anti‑vilification protections

This report recommends that the Victorian government explore options to address online vilification, and makes some additional recommendations to improve Victoria’s anti-vilification laws.
Working paper

Evaluation of the Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) program pilot

The Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) project is a major research study focused on understanding and addressing experiences and attitudes to racism and racial discrimination, and bystander responses to racism and racial discrimination in Australian schools.
Working paper

Findings from the 2017 Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) student and staff surveys

The Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) project is a collaborative school-based study on racism, racial discrimination and bystander responses to racism among Australian schools.
Report

Criminalising hate speech: Australia’s crusade against vilification

This paper examines the history of how Australia’s vilification laws were formed, focusing on both domestic and international changes towards laws restricting speech. It also argues that any amendments to vilification laws should be done at the state and territory level, and should be based...
Guide

Let’s talk race: a guide on how to conduct a conversation about racism

The Australian Human Rights Commission hopes this guide will help people navigate their way through meaningful and productive discussions, to not only identify racism, but to build strategies to change behaviours.
Report

Race in America 2019

This report is based on a nationally representative survey of American adults conducted in early 2019. Among its findings are that more than four in ten Americans say the country hasn't made enough progress toward racial equality, and most Americans say it’s now more common...
Report

Freedom of speech in Australia

On 8 November 2016, pursuant to the section 7(c) of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011, the Attorney-General referred to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights the following matters for inquiry and report: whether the operation of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination...