Fast on the heels of the High Court decision to dismiss the challenge to the validity of the postal survey, the Law Council of Australia has lent strong support to the case for marriage equality. The LCA president stated that marriage laws should not be discriminatory - a view that is shared by the UN Human Rights Committee and included in their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
At the societal layer of the SDG model, "Reduced Inequalities" is listed as the tenth SDG and many of our member firms are in support of this initiative. In this year's annual report from AusLSA, a more in-depth discussion of how our principles relate to the SDGs will be included. To read the full article from Australasian Lawyer about the Law Council announcement, click HERE.