Feb 17, 2017

As Triggs faces QUT 18C grilling, stats show improvement

The Australian Human Rights Commission is resolving complaints before they get to court at a record rate, according to the commission.

Josh Taylor — Journalist

Josh Taylor


As pressure mounts to repeal parts of the Racial Discrimination Act, the Human Rights Commission has said its conciliation process has had a record rate of complaints being resolved in the last financial year.

AHRC president Gillian Triggs will again appear before the parliamentary inquiry investigating potential changes to section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, where it is expected she will receive a grilling from Liberal Senator James Paterson on the infamous QUT case. Triggs had previously said she could not speak about the QUT case as it was still ongoing, but after legal advice she now says she will answer Paterson's questions, save for confidential information like settlement offers. 

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One thought on “As Triggs faces QUT 18C grilling, stats show improvement

  1. AR

    As pressure mounts to repeal…“? From whom? Apart from the usual rightard headbangers.

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