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Labor attacks new proposed changes to RDA
Posted on October 03, 2014
Alex Leggett
Journalist

A group of Federal Senators are continuing the push to amend Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act after Prime Minster Tony Abbott abandoned the controversial changes.

A private members bill put forth by Family First Senator Bob Day and co-sponsored by Liberal senators Dean Smith and Cory Bernardi seeks to remove the words 'offend' and 'insult' from anti-racism provisions.

Opposition frontbencher in the Senate, Jacinta Collins, says Labor will fight to keep the words in the Act and doesn't encourage racism amongst Australians.


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