Ideas, Commentary and Solutions for Australian & International Policy
Tim Wilson is Australia's Human Rights Commissioner and a classical liberal public policy analyst. He is one of Australia's most challenging opinion makers drawing on strong philosophical principles, backed up with evidence while maintaining a real-world edge. Passionate. Controversial. Fearless. He's not afraid to be outspoken in offering an optimistic solutions-focused perspective on local and international issues that gets people engaging and talking. More..
Opponents speak with mixed voices, The Australian - Aug 9th, 2014
A uniting, not dividing, approach is needed to reform restrictions on free speech.
On Tuesday the Prime Minister announced the government would shelve its push to reform the Racial Discrimination Act. section 18C of the act makes speech unlawful if it offends, insults, humiliates or intimidates on the basis of race.
According to Tony Abbott, the debate had become a “complication” in wo more...