Jones v Scully FCA 879

July 13th, 2001

Brief outline from the FAC report:

1 On 21 September 2000 the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (“HREOC”) determined that Mrs Olga Scully engaged in conduct rendered unlawful by Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (“RDA”) by “distributing anti-Semitic literature in letterboxes in Launceston, Tasmania, and by selling or offering to sell such literature at a public market in Launceston”. 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 [2001] FCA 879