Publications - Discrimination & Human Rights - Submissions

Submission: Parliamentary Inquiry into Freedom of Speech
23 January 2017

This submission, written by RLC’s discrimination solicitor Dr Linda Tucker, draws on RLC's earlier...

Submission: Review of Anti-Discrimination Law
15 January 2016

Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the NSW Government’s report, Racial...

Submission: NSW Parliament inquiry into Reparations for the Stolen Generation
16 October 2015

Redfern Legal Centre welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Reparations...

Submission: Access and Attainment for Students with a Disability
20 August 2015

Students with a disability deserve equal enjoyment and access to education, resulting in wide-ranging...

Submission: Australian Human Rights Commission Inquiry - Supporting Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work
06 August 2014

In this submission, we emphasise the prevalence of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, provide some...

Submission: Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws
10 June 2014

RLC addresses in its submission the following topics: anti-discrimination law; general protections...

Submission: Federal Attorney-General’s Consultation about Proposed Amendments to s 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)
08 May 2014

Redfern Legal Centre has a long history of providing legal services to members of the local community who...

Submission: On Proposed Amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) Repeal of Sections 18B, 18C, 18D, and 18E
06 April 2014

In this submission, we describe the prevalence and the impact of racial vilification, using a number of...

Submission: In response to the Inquiry into Racial vilification law in NSW
15 March 2013

In the year of 2011-2012, 6.1% of Redfern Legal Centre's clients identified as being Aboriginal or Torres...

Submission: In response to the Inquiry into the value of a justice reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia
04 March 2013

RLC's submission is based on The Civil Society Report on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with...

Submission: Exposure Draft of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012
07 January 2013

RLC and the Australian Human Rights Centre welcome the consolidation of federal human rights and...

Submission: Comments on Exposure Draft National Human Rights Action Plan
28 February 2012

In RLC's view the exposure draft National Human Rights Action Plan mostly lists existing and proposed...

Submission: In response to the Consolidation of Anti-Discrimination Laws Discussion Paper
01 February 2012

RLC made a submission with the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) in response to the...

Submission: In response to the Discussion Paper, A National Conversation about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Constitutional Recognition
27 September 2011

RLC has a priority access policy for ATSI clients. In 2010, we provided legal services to some 3000...

Submission: To the National Human Rights Action Plan Baseline Study
09 September 2011

The overarching recommendation of this submission was that the government reconsider its methodological...

Submission: On the review of the Disability Standard for Education 2005
28 April 2011

Our submission argued that the standards are not meeting their aims and have not had a significant impact...

Submission: In relation to the consolidation of Federal Discrimination Laws
01 April 2011

This is the second submission of NACLC and other CLCs in relation to the consolidation of federal...

Submission: In relation to the consolidation of Federal Discrimination Laws
01 March 2011

This is the first submission jointly made by the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC)...

Submission to Australian Law Reform Commission and NSW Law Reform Commission
01 June 2010

This is a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission and NSW Law Reform Commission Family Violence...

Submission: To the National Human Rights Consultation Submission
01 June 2009

One of our goals at RLC is to identify the inequalities in laws, the legal system, administrative practice...