Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
4 January 2022
Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021
AHISA’s submission to the Legislation Committee affirms points made in AHISA’s submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021
, in particular that:
The Australian Government moves swiftly to establish the office of the Religious Discrimination Commissioner through an amendment to the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986; and
In the interests of social cohesion, the Australian Government delays passage of the Religious Discrimination Bill to allow for it to be considered as part of a review of religious exemptions in other anti-discrimination laws.
Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 — FULL SUBMISSION