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Oct 19, 2016

Bill Leak almost certainly breached 18C, but he has a rock-solid defence

Yes, Bill Leak's cartoon probably breached 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. But lawyer Michael Bradley says his salvation will be section 18D.

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Bill Leak is, presumably, enjoying his status as a one-man outrage generator. Why he’d want to be that person is unknowable. There is a case for not acceding to his desire by giving his work free publicity and leaving it known only to the demographically specific readership of The Australian. Faint hope though.

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