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Media ID   0411-A    

   

News report (ca 1987) on the Human Rights Commission coming up with ten areas where discrimination should be outlawed – including sexual orientation


Unique ID

1126780423-15

Speakers

Rae Julian, Richard Northey

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Source tape

     

0411-A

Date

     

ca 1987

Source

     

National Programme

Copyright

     

National Programme

Recorded by

     

unknown

Deposited by

     

unknown

Comments

Sound quality – recorded off the radio

Disclaimer

This summary gives general themes as to the content of this recording. It is not a verbatim transcript. Always refer back to the original audio. This is a working document and any amendments/corrections are welcome.



Summary

01:10

Weather forecast

 

 

Checkpoint - Late Edition (ca 1987, National Programme)

 

02:00

The Human Rights Commission is facing increased opposition for its wide ranging recommendations to update the Act under which it operates..

 

02:42

The Commission has come up with ten areas where discrimination should be outlawed, including sexual orientation..

 

03:14

Rae Julian – the Human Rights Commission supported the anti-discrimination clause in the Homosexual Law Reform Bill.. we haven’t changed our mind.. we have found discrimination because of sexual orientation.. it is a human right..

 

04:30

Disability, age, employment status, AIDS, pregnancy, political affiliations..

 

04:40

Rae Julian - Mental and physical disability are the top priority

 

05:40

Richard Northey - outstanding areas of discrimination.. homosexuality.. we need to consider the best way of dealing with that .. we’re not at the stage of making definite recommendations yet

 


   



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