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Hilkemeijer, A, Submission to Ruddock Panel, Inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, Submission 401, pp. 1-9. (2018) [Report Other]


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Abstract

The Australian Law Reform Commission, in its Report on Traditional Rights and Freedoms, concluded that: "Australians enjoy the freedom to worship and observe religion, and the freedom not to be coerced into engaging in religious practices." The ALRC report also notes that a tension exists in relation to the intersection between religious freedom and anti-discrimination law. The Chairís Foreword to the interim report of the current Senate Committee Inquiry on Religious Freedom (the Fawcett Inquiry) also echoes this concern.

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Item Type:Report Other
Keywords:human rights discrimination religious freedom
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Human Rights Law
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Hilkemeijer, A (Dr Anja Hilkemeijer)
ID Code:132123
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2019-04-19
Last Modified:2019-04-22
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