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ACLW opposes changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

Amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 Submission to the Australian Government   Current federal protections from racial hatred make it unequivocally clear that it is unlawful for a person to racially discriminate against another person. Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination...

Racism: It stops with me

  In its 2011 multicultural policy, the Australian Government committed to develop and implement a National Anti-Racism Strategy. The Strategy has been developed through a partnership led by the Australian Human Rights Commission. The partnership includes the Department of...

Gender Wage Gap

Research has highlighted that remedying the gender gap can be addressed by addressing gender based direct and indirect discrimination so that assumptions are not made about the industries, careers, positions and job assignments for women; by taking into account the balance of paid and unpaid work...

News & Views

Reclaiming Feminism: Engendering change-National Summit for policy makers and educators 3-4 October 2014, Mercy Place, Brisbane How is feminism relevant to young people, parents, educators and policy leaders today?    Where are the spaces and opportunities for feminist influence on...

Who will really pay for Budget repair? ACOSS analysis

The Australian Council of Social Service has released new analysis revealing that people on low and middle incomes will carry the overwhelming burden of repairing the federal Budget. "Our analysis brings home the harsh truth that the heavy focus on spending cuts will be socially harmful and cost...