The government says the changes are being made due to the internal security threat posed by Australian jihadists. Advocates disagree.
When it comes to dealing with public discrimination, Australia has the state and federal legislation, but not the teeth.
The government wants to expand Australia’s anti-terrorism laws due to the internal security threat posed by Australian jihadists returning from oversea. Civil liberty advocates disagree with that.
The problem Australia has with those who leave to join Islamic rebels in Syria is not their decision to fight, but their chosen side.