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...Race hatred legislation - Listen to Professor Andrew Jakubowicz discuss the events and issues surrounding this topic. Read text commentary
Artworks: Community Mural at Auburn Railway Station, October 1994. - Photographs of the Community Mural at Auburn Railway Station, October 1994. At the left is Mahmoud Yekta, the local Community Arts worker. - More ...
Artworks: Auburn West Public School (New South Wales) - anti-racism project - Auburn West Public School (New South Wales) - a whole school based anti-racism project produced these students designed and painted images of cultural diversity, as part of its strategies for change. - More ...

Audio Interviews:
Race Hatred legislation - Zita Antonios, Race Discrimination Commisioner, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, discusses the Racial vilification - Racial hatred legislation. - More ...

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Race Hatred legislation - Mick Dodson speaks on the problems of the Racial Hatred Act. - More ...
Reports: National Inquiry into Racist Violence: Summary - A summary of this 1991 report, which finds that the incidence of racist violence in Australia is a serious problem, and recommends major reforms to deal with it. - More ...
Reports: Report on the National Inquiry into Racist Violence - The preface and list of findings and recommendations of this 1991 report which the Commission hails as the most comprehensive exposition of the incidence of racist violence, intimidation and harassment ever undertaken in Australia. - More ...
Parliamentary Debates: Commonwealth Parliamentary Debate - Hansonís maiden speech - Excerpts from the controversial maiden speech by independent MP Pauline Hanson in Parliament in September 1996. - More ...
History: Key Events and the Racial Discrimination Act - A brief history of anti-discrimination measures in Australia, from 1966 when Australia signed the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, from the Commissionís State of the Nation 1995 - A Report on People of Non-English Speaking Backgrounds. - More ...
Information Pamphlets: Racial Hatred Act Information Sheet - An information sheet on the 1995 Racial Hatred Act which explains what is unlawful under the Act, and what action can be taken under it. - More ...
Articles: Voices of the Past in Anglo Primal Scream - This article by historian Peter Cochrane, published in The Australian in response to the 1996 maiden speech of independent MP Pauline Hanson, counters her arguments and places them within a historical context. - More ...
Articles: What is racism? - An article defining racism, in the past and in the present, and how it can influence the behaviour of individuals or groups. - More ...
Articles: Incitement to Racial Hatred: Issues and Analysis - A 1982 paper analysing the arguments over controlling incitement to racial hatred, examples of how other countries have dealt with it, and suggestions for measures that could be taken in Australia. - More ...
Policies: FECCA DRAFT POLICIES: RACISM, RECONCILIATION AND MULTICULTURALISM - FECCA conference 2002 drafts a policy on Racism, Reconciliation and Multiculturalism. Read about the issues and the responses in this policy draft. - More ...
Articles: Face the Facts: Website Introduction - Dr Bill Jonas the Acting Race Discrimination Commissioner says that in 2003 race and racism are still burning issues in Australian society. The furore over refugees, anti-Arab and anti-Muslim prejudices abound and need to be addressed. Read Face the Facts at the HREOC website to debunk some of the myths - More ...
Submissions: "I want respect and equality": A Summary of Consultations with Civil Society on Racism in Australia - "I want respect and equality " summarises the oucomes of national consultations on racism across Australia in 2001. The 29 recommendations come from public meetings, written submissions and focus groups suggests that racism is a serious problem that affects any people in Australia. Read the Forward and Introduction from this publication. - More ...
Speeches: National Consultations: Racism and Civil Society - Australia participates in the United Nations World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance 31 August - 8 September 2001 in Durban, South Africa - More ...
Articles: Cyber-racism: Racial Hatred on the Internet - HEREOC considers issues of cyber-racism through racial vilification legislation together with internet regulation regimes. Read some legal cases and also a presentation on cyber-racism by Dr Jonas - More ...
 
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