The Protection of Religious Rights under Australian Law
Meyerson, Denise, Brigham Young University Law Review
In 1998, Australia's Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission ("HREOC") issued a report in which it stated that the level of protection afforded to the right to freedom of religion and belief in Australia was relatively weak compared to a number of comparable countries.1 Although there have been a few changes in the intervening ten years, this Article demonstrates diat HREOCs statement remains accurate. In this Article, I analyze and evaluate the Australian legal framework governing the right to religious freedom, the right not to be discriminated against on the ground of religion, and the right not to be subjected to religious vilification. I call these …
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Publication information: Article title: The Protection of Religious Rights under Australian Law. Contributors: Meyerson, Denise - Author. Journal title: Brigham Young University Law Review. Volume: 2009. Issue: 3 Publication date: May 1, 2009. Page number: 529+. © Brigham Young University, Reuben Clark Law School 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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