Walk for Respect in Lakemba

Multicultural Australia has celebrated the rejection of proposed changes to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act by the Senate last week. Thousands of people from diverse backgrounds including mainstream Australians gathered on Friday evening 31 March at Haldon Street in Lakemba and walked to Perry Park in a show of respect for all and community harmony against hate speech and bigotry. The Walk for Respect, an initiative of Mr Tony Burke, Labor Member for Watson and Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia, is an annual event, first organised in 2014. In a jubilant atmosphere of friendship, people...

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