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A statement of concern from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), Community Legal Centres NSW, Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC), Amnesty International Australia, Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT), First People's Disability Network Australia (FPDNA) and Change the Record.
The submissions outline key concerns with the coercive control legislation, and advocate for greater consultation and a phased approach, for systemic racism in the criminal legal system to be addressed, and for greater attention to be paid to the experiences of LGBTQI+ people, First Nations women, and people with disability.
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