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..
Charlie Hebdo vs 18C: no contest, The Australian - Jan 19th, 2015
CHARLIE Hebdo would have been a legal publication in Australia. But it would have faced regular efforts to have it shut down or censored under state and federal laws.
In Australia the primary legal weapon used against Charlie Hebdo would have been section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, which makes it unlawful to offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate on the basis of race, colour, more...