Race hate laws: Coalition MPs hail Malcolm Turnbull stance on 18C inquiry - The Sydney Morning Herald

Liberal MPs say concerns about the misuse of race hate laws have "hit the mainstream", and have hailed the Prime Minister's suggestion that debate about change to section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is "reasonable". Coalition MPs Tony Abbott ...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ponders racial discrimination inquiry - Herald Sun

MALCOLM Turnbull says his government is considering an inquiry into a section of racial discrimination laws. The Prime Minister, who is under pressure from a large part of his party room to make changes to the Act, on Friday admitted he believed it was ...

Malcolm Turnbull puts family violence talks with states back on agenda - The Guardian

The prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, at the Coag domestic violence summit in Brisbane on Friday. Photograph: Dan Peled/AAP. Domestic violence. Malcolm Turnbull puts family violence talks with states back on agenda. The prime minister says federal ...

New Domestic Violence Action Plan Focuses on Sexual Violence and Children - Pro Bono Australia

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has released the latest three-year national action plan to reduce domestic and family violence, with a focus on sexual violence, children and Indigenous women. SHARE ...

Indigenous family violence services receiving $25 million in federal funding - ABC Online

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pledged to tackle family violence affecting Indigenous Australians with a $25 million allocation to services. The funding is part of the Coalition's third phase of the 12-year national plan to tackle family violence ...

Turnbull's Neil Mitchell interview: what he should have said - The Australian

Malcolm Turnbull's interview with radio host Neil Mitchell on 3AW on Friday morning seemed to be missing something — like a brief answer or a definite opinion. In this amended transcript, The Australian offers a new, improved interview. PRIME MINISTER ...

Federal Government offers more legal help for victims of domestic violence to flee abusers - Courier Mail

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the funding deal at a COAG Domestic Violence conference in Brisbane this morning. The conference opened with Mr Turnbull reminding the audience that domestic violence starts with women being disrespected.

Census debacle IBM's fault, PM says - NEWS.com.au

Malcolm Turnbull has put the blame for the census debacle squarely on IBM, but says there will still be consequences for the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The IT giant this week accepted full responsibility for its role in the bungle that forced a ...

Malcolm Turnbull, crippled by caution, needs to show leadership - The Australian

Will the Prime Minister please express an opinion? A sense of drift was on display on Friday morning when Malcolm Turnbull meandered through an interview with Neil Mitchell on Melbourne radio station 3AW. Turnbull took caution to the extreme and ended ...

Malcolm Turnbull open to race 18C race hate speech laws inquiry - NEWS.com.au

A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry into a contentious section of race hate speech laws is almost certain with Malcolm Turnbull acknowledging it was a legitimate area for discussion. But that doesn't mean there should be any tolerance for hate speech or language ...

Malcolm Turnbull Picked A Very Bad Day To Defend Bill Leak - Junkee

Notoriously terrible cartoonist Bill Leak is currently locked in a battle with the Australian Human Rights Commission over allegations of racial discrimination in one of his cartoons. Leak's mates in the conservative media have fired back at the race ...

Malcolm Turnbull declares: Bill Leak is not a racist - The Guardian

The Australian cartoonist Bill Leak who is being investigated by the Human Rights Commission for a cartoon accused of being racist. Photograph: ABC. Malcolm Turnbull. Malcolm Turnbull declares: Bill Leak is not a racist. Prime minister says 'he's a ...

Turnbull calls Australia's domestic violence 'a disgrace' - SBS

The first ever Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children was held in Brisbane on Friday. By. Daniela Ritorto. 28 Oct 2016 - 3:32 PM UPDATED 28 Oct 2016 - 7:54 PM ...

Sexism contributes to violence: Turnbull - Sky News Australia

Australia has woken up to the scourge of domestic violence and has the power to change it for the better, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told a meeting of the nation's leaders. Opening the COAG domestic violence summit in Brisbane on Friday, ...

Census botch: Heads will roll … but whose? - Government News

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promised he would decide “which heads will roll and when” in the aftermath of the Census fiasco and a recent public hearing into what went wrong provides interesting clues as to whose blood could be spilt on the ...

Family violence summit: Women's legal group calls to end victim cross-examination by ex-partners - ABC Online

A peak women's legal group will use today's national summit on family violence to push for an end to victims being directly cross-examined in court by their ex-partners. Key points: Peak women's legal group says issue of cross-examination in court by ...

Coalition to unveil carve-up of $30m in domestic violence legal assistance - The Guardian

As part of the Turnbull government's package to address domestic violence, $18.5m is set to be allocated for a duty lawyer and social services in the family courts. Photograph: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images. Domestic violence ...

Turnbull To Restore Most But Not All Funding To Community Legal Services - Huffington Post Australia

CANBERRA – The Turnbull Government is returning $30 million in funding to front-line community legal services taken since the Coalition came to power in 2013 as its latest response to Australia's domestic violence crisis. The funding allocation is not ...

Coalition to unveil details of $100m domestic violence package - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Turnbull government will release further details of a $100 million domestic violence package in Brisbane on Friday. About $30 million in funding for front-line legal assistance and family law services will be detailed at a Council of Australian ...

Mayor apologises for front page depicting the Prime Minister as a clown - NEWS.com.au

THE Rockhampton mayor has personally apologised to Malcolm Turnbull after the local paper depicted the Prime Minister as a clown ahead of his visit to the region. The Morning Bulletin on Thursday carried the headline “Stop Clowning Around Malcolm” and ...