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The Ethnic Communites’ Council NSW welcomes passing of race hate laws

by Esther Lozano - Friday, 22 June 2018

The Ethnic Communities' Council NSW welcomes the passage in the NSW Parliament of legislation designed to strengthen protections against incitement to violence targeting minority and culturally and linguistically diverse communities in this State.

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Changes announced for the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act

by Esther Lozano - Thursday, 7 June 2018

The attorney general, Mark Speakman announced new penalties for public threats or incitements to violence made on the basis of race, religion or sexuality. 

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Message from the Chair

by Esther Lozano - Friday, 1 June 2018

 Dear Members, Board Members and Friends of the ECC, 

As the Chair of the Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW, my role is to maintain and to actively promote the principles of multiculturalism, and to advocate for the development of a culturally inclusive society. 

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Anti racism law

by Esther Lozano - Thursday, 31 May 2018

Members of the ECCNSW are invited to respond to the NSW government’s decision to not change the State’s anti racism laws.

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SAY NO to the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment!

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Click on the survey from the Parliamentary Committee and SAY NO to the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment! 
The proposal would require an eight year wait to apply for citizenship, instead of one year. The Bill also demands high-level English competency for citizenship. The survey closes at 5pm on 27 April 2018 AEST. 

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