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ABF Act Australian Border Force Act 2015 (Cth)
ACHRA Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities
ADB NSW Anti-Discrimination Board
AHRC Act Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth)
ALRC Australian Law Reform Commission
ALS WA Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia
ASIO Act Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 (Cth)
CERD International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
AHRC Australian Human Rights Commission
CRaCR Cyber Racism and Community Resilience Research Project
DCA Diversity Council of Australia 
DDA Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)
EM 1994 Explanatory memorandum to the Racial Hatred Bill 1994 (Cth)
Freedoms Inquiry Australian Law Reform Commission's Final Report on Traditional Rights and Freedoms – Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws [ALRC Report 129 – December 2015]
HREOC Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (predecessor to the Australian Human Rights Commission)
HRLC Human Rights Law Centre
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
INSLM Independent National Security Legislation Monitor
ICS Investigation and Conciliation Service
IPA Institute of Public Affairs
LIV Law Institute of Victoria
NATSILS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services
NSW ADB NSW Anti­Discrimination Board
NSW CCL NSW Council for Civil Liberties
Part IIA of the RDA Sets out the framework for protection against anti- vilification at the federal level and comprises sections 18A, 18B, 18C, 18D, 18E and 18F
PJCIS Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
President President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
QUT Queensland University of Technology
Racial Hatred Bill Racial Hatred Bill 1994 (Cth) (amended the RDA to introduce Part IIA)
RDA Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)
SDA Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)
Section 18C Contains the operative provision making certain conduct on the basis of race unlawful
Section 18D Provides exemptions or defences to conduct which would otherwise fall within the scope of section 18C
UN United Nations
UNCERD United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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