09 Aug Liberal senators determined to keep 18c alive

By David Crowe Liberal senators are determined to keep free speech on the political agenda by launching a debate over Section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act, despite moves yesterday that block any attempt to legislate a change. In a sign of the government’s internal differences on...

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08 Aug Free speech back on agenda after election

Liberal senators are backing plans for new legislation to protect free speech in a move to launch public hearings into Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, reviving a contentious reform hat divided Tony Abbott’s government more than two years ago. West Australian Liberal senator Dean Smith is pushing for a parliamentary inquiry to thrash out...

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