Author: Lydia Shelly

Weakening race-hate laws

The Racial Discrimination Act 1975  makes it against the law for people to treat you unfairly because of your race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin or immigrant status. The Australian Government under the leadership...

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Legal Aid matters

Legal Aid was set up by the Federal Government in 1973, recognising that: “…one of the basic causes of the inequality of citizens before the laws is the absence of adequate and comprehensive legal aid arrangements throughout...

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