Jones v Scully FCA 1080

September 2nd, 2002

Brief outline from the FAC report:

1 On 21 September 2000 the Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission (“the HREOC”) determined that Mrs Olga Scully had engaged in conduct rendered unlawful by Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act (1975) (Cth) (“the RDA”) by “distributing anti-Semitic literature in letter boxes in Launceston, Tasmania, and by selling or offering to sell such literature at a public market in Launceston”. The HREOC made declarations that Mrs Scully should not repeat or continue the unlawful conduct and that she should apologise for her unlawful conduct by writing a letter of apology to the complainants in the terms specified in the decision.

Jones v Scully [2002] FCA 1080