ANDREW GILES MP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS
SHADOW MINISTER ASSISTING FOR IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIES AND URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE
MEMBER FOR SCULLIN
Labor welcomes the anti-racism campaign launched by the NSW Liberal Government, ‘A problem for all of us.’
Racism has been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been reports of some shocking incidents of abuse directed at Chinese-Australians. The Australian Human Rights Commission has reported a spike a racial discrimination complaints.
Labor has been calling for a new national anti-racism campaign, as part of a strategy to confront racism.
This call is supported by multicultural organisations - and through the actions of the NSW Liberal Government.
While the vast majority of Australians abhor racism, we need to stand against the actions of an unrepresentative minority so that we can all get through this together.
It’s time for the Morrison Government to support a new national anti-racism campaign.