LNP senator Ian Macdonald says racism in Australia is isolated, questions role of discrimination commissioner – Politics

LNP senator Ian Macdonald says racism in Australia is isolated, questions role of discrimination commissioner – Politics

Posted May 24, 2018 12:21:19 Queensland LNP senator Ian Macdonald has questioned whether there is enough racism in Australia to merit a national race discrimination commissioner. Key points: Ian Macdonald says from what he has seen racism is isolated in Australia, asks if there is evidence that disproves this The …

Tribunal urged not to be ‘hypersensitive’ in gay police discrimination case | Australia news

Lawyers for the New South Wales police force have urged a tribunal not to be “hypersensitive” in considering whether four gay officers were discriminated against because of their sexuality. On Tuesday the state’s civil and administrative tribunal heard closing submissions from the NSW police in a discrimination case filed by …

Discrimination is against the law, so how can there be exceptions to the rule?

Discrimination is against the law, so how can there be exceptions to the rule?

Updated April 14, 2018 09:08:33 Photo: Men in singlets are welcome at Coolum Beach Surf Club after concerns were raised about sexism. (ABC News: Jacqueline Street) The law says everyone must be treated equally, so how is it women-only gyms and men-only clubs are still allowed to exist? What is …

Guide Dogs Tasmania launches new campaign to stop discrimination in cafes and restaurants

Guide Dogs Tasmania launches new campaign to stop discrimination in cafes and restaurants

Posted April 13, 2018 18:29:48 Photo: Guide dogs are sometimes refused access because of a lack of understanding. (ABC News: Linda Hunt) Related Story: Guide dogs and sight canes not enough for disabled parking — that needs to change, MP says Related Story: Memorial guide dog tags taken from Hobart …