Thursday, 28 June 2012
That the Senate—
(a) notes that:
(i) in September 2011, the Government released a public discussion paper seeking community views on the consolidation of Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws, and
(ii) approximately 270 submissions were received;
(b) recognises that the Government has committed to introducing new protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity; and
(c) calls on the Government to introduce, as a matter of priority, legislation that ensures Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws are consistent with Australia's international human rights obligations.
Question agreed to.