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Second Reading Speeches

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Prevention of Exploitation of Indigenous Cultural Expressions) Bill 2019

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Competition and Consumer Act 2010
to make it an offence to supply or offer commercial goods to a consumer that include Indigenous cultural expression unless supplied by, or in accordance with a transparent arrangement with, an Indigenous artist or relevant Indigenous community.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

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