July 18th, 2018

ECAJ’s Submission concerning the Modern Slavery Bill 2018

The ECAJ has made a Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Modern Slavery Bill 2018. Our full written submission can be viewed here.

May 10th, 2018

ECAJ co-CEO Peter Wertheim appears before the Parliamentary Inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief

On May 2, Peter Wertheim appeared before the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade’s Parliamentary Inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief….

February 7th, 2018

Submission to the Review of Freedom of Religion and Other Human Rights in Australia

6th February, 2018 In November last year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the appointment of an Expert Panel to examine whether Australian law adequately protects the human right to freedom of…

July 13th, 2017

ECAJ’s Executive Director Peter Wertheim appears before Senate inquiry into Multiculturalism

Peter Wertheim, Executive Director at the ECAJ, appeared before the Select Committee on Strengthening Multiculturalism on 29th June, 2017. This committee is tasked with inquiring into and reporting on ways of protecting and strengthening…

May 8th, 2017

Submission to the Select Committee on Strengthening Multiculturalism

Federal, State and Territory governments should agree upon a definition of ‘bias-motivated crime’ that is officially recognised throughout Australia and establish an official, centralised, system for the nation-wide recording of such…

February 9th, 2017

Submission on protection of Freedom of religion or belief

To download the submission, please click here