bendigo writers festival 2017
August 11-13, 2017

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18C and Me

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Sunday
Sunday August 13
11.30-12.30
Capital Theatre

What happened to make the longstanding clause 18C from the Racial Discrimination Act so contentious?

What do we mean by “offence” and who draws the boundaries?

For satirists Cathy Wilcox and Max Gillies, this is daily bread-and-butter, but recent debates have added some very sticky jam.

They each tell us what they think about 18C, and whether it needs to be altered to protect freedom of speech.

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