Human Rights Commission vows to continue anti-racism program after Amanda Stoker complaint

Human Rights Commission vows to continue anti-racism program after Amanda Stoker complaint

The Guardian

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Agency head Rosalind Croucher says she told Stoker ‘it is not for an assistant attorney general’ to give direction

The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission says it is not normal practice for government MPs to intervene with the agency’s work, after the assistant attorney general, Amanda Stoker, raised concerns over its use of the term “anti-racism”.

The AHRC has been forced to temporarily pull a tender aimed at enhancing an existing anti-racism program over Stoker’s concerns that it was using taxpayer funds to promote critical race theory.

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