Community Groups Urge Scrapping of Planned Changes to Race Hate Law

Representatives of the Indigenous, Greek, Jewish, Chinese, Arab and Korean communities met on Monday and Tuesday with more than 80 members of the federal parliament from the Coalition, Labor, the Greens and Independents to express their strong opposition to the government's plans to weaken the existing Federal law against racial vilification.

"We were pleasantly surprised by the statements of support we received across the party political divide in favour of leaving the existing law as it is", said George Vellis.

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