October 17, 2023
Vic Anti-Vilification Submission
Everyone deserves to live with dignity and respect, free to be and express who they are without fear.
Unfortunately, LGBTIQ+ people are among those Victorians who remain vulnerable to vilification and harm motivated by bigotry, and evidence suggests that vilification against our communities is on the rise. A new legal framework is required to hold hate to account, prevent it spreading and ensure addressing vilification is a collective responsibility not an individual burden.