Executive Council of Australian Jewry & Anor v Olga Scully & Anor

February 13th, 1998

Brief outline from the FAC report:

WILCOX J: The applicants, Executive Council of Australian Jewry and Jeremy Jones, challenge a decision of the second respondent, the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (“HREOC”), to dismiss a complaint under the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 against Olga Scully , the first respondent. The Commission, constituted for the purpose by Commissioner Robert Nettlefold, held both applicants lacked standing to pursue the complaint.

Executive Council of Australian Jewry & Anor v Olga Scully & Anor [1998] 66 FCA