Australia's largest centre-right youth political movement has launched a campaign to call on the Federal Parliament to deal with the half a trillion dollar debt bomb.
This submission was provided to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on 26 March 2017. Due to comments in the submission, it was shared with the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission for a response and we were asked to refrain from publishing it. It was finally approved for publication by the Senate Committee on 6 April 2017.
A short time ago, the Senate voted to pass a number of amendments to the operation of the Australian Human Rights Commission. The changes passed by the Senate include:
Australia’s peak centre-right youth political movement has welcomed the Government’s announcement on amending the Racial Discrimination Act and changing the operation of the Human Rights Commission.
The Government has announced that it will amend section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act and make sweeping changes to the operation of the Human Rights Commission. These changes follow our highly successful Save Free Speech campaign which has mobilised hundreds of young people from around Australia to speak up and have their voice heard on this critical issue.
The Young Liberal Movement of Australia is pleased that Cindy Prior has decided to finally drop her case against QUT and the QUT students who have been dragged before courts and tribunals for the best part of four years.
The Federal Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Human Rights has just tabled its report on 18C and Free Speech.
Right now, free speech in Australia is under attack - we’ve seen young Australians studying at the Queensland University of Technology dragged before courts and tribunals for three years over Facebook posts just to be found innocent.
As our Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II marks 65 years since ascending the Throne, the Young Liberal Movement pays tribute to the Queen for the stability and certainty that she provides as Queen of Australia.
The Young Liberal Movement is a federation of State and Territory Young Liberal divisions that come together as Australia’s largest centre-right youth movement, bringing together thousands of young Australians who share our values. Our Federal President and Federal Vice President are elected annually by delegates from State and Territory divisions.
At the Federal Young Liberal Movement's Federal Council in Adelaide today, Aiden Depiazzi has been elected as Federal President and Josh Manuatu as Federal Vice President and Policy Chairman.
Australia's largest centre-right youth political movement has made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Human Rights' inquiry into Freedom of Speech calling for the abolition of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.