On this month’s Right Now Radio podcast, Ben Schokman and Rachel Ball speak with Evelyn Tadros to get the low down on the enormously successful Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, and Rachel speaks with Gerard Brody about the “Do Not Knock” campaign started by the Consumer Action Law Centre. As usual, Ben and Rachel catch up on the big human rights news stories from the last month and take a look at what’s happening at www.rightnow.org.au.
With anti-discrimination law as complex as Australia’s, our lawmakers must be scrupulous with how anti-discrimination legislation is designed, or risk stigmatising our young LGBTIQ+ people.
When it comes to trusting those in power, we comfort ourselves with the belief that checks will balance back to our favour. But what if they’re written out of the legislation?