Draft Religious Discrimination Bill welcomed by Law Council

Thu Aug 29 2019

The Law Council of Australia has today issued a Media Release welcoming the release of the Federal Government’s draft Religious Discrimination Bill today for public consultation, marking an important step in the national debate about the importance and protection of human rights.

The Bill’s release and public consultation to follow will play a vital role in framing its final form, and the Law Council encourages all people to participate in a manner respectful of others’ beliefs and views.

“Religious freedom is an important human right and should be protected, with freedom of expression,” Law Council President, Arthur Moses SC said.

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