Racial legislation still pertinent even today

By George Williams
November 2 2015 - 1:35pm
TARGETED: Vilification of footballer Adam Goodes shows the Racial Discrimination Act is still needed.
TARGETED: Vilification of footballer Adam Goodes shows the Racial Discrimination Act is still needed.

Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of Australia's Racial Discrimination Act. The law is one of the most important ever enacted by the Federal Parliament. It has played a key role in protecting Aboriginal rights and forging a multicultural society in which people of all backgrounds are respected and treated fairly.

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