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Parliamentary inquiry into anti-vilification protections – Feb 2020

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission submission to the Parliamentary inquiry into anti-vilification protections draws upon the Commission’s experience as the regulator of the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and recommends expanding the range of anti-vilification protections to other groups vulnerable to hate and strengthening enforcement.

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Progress on reform

Victorian Government's response to the inquiry into anti-vilification protections

On 2 September 2021, the Victorian Government responded to the Victorian Parliament's Legal and Social Issues Committee report on its inquiry into anti-vilification protections in Victoria. We are pleased to note the government's in-principle support for the committee's recommendations which, when implemented, will strengthen Victoria’s ability to prevent and respond to hate directed against people in our community. 

Read the government's response

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