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Calls for law reform to secure voting access for people with disability

Calls for law reform to secure voting access for people with disability

Disability advocates, legal experts and other organisations are calling for urgent law reform, raising concerns that many Australians with disabilities will be excluded from the electoral roll. Currently, people living with disability can be disallowed to vote under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, which includes archaic language that prevents people with intellectual, psychosocial or cognitive […]

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Religious freedom issues sent to Australian Law Reform Commision

Religious freedom issues sent to Australian Law Reform Commision

Attorney General Christian Porter has formally¬† announced the issue of how to balance religious freedom and protections from discrimination for LGBTIQ+ students and teachers has been referred to the Australian Law Reform Commission for review. The government had previously indicated this would be there plan of action when Prime Minister Scott Morrison failed to reach […]

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