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University of NSW (UNSW)

UNSW held a public launch event, with ABC TV’s Jeremy Fernandez and comedian Sam McCool, to mark its commitment to the campaign. As part of it own Racism. It Stops with Me @UNSW initiative, UNSW developed an anti-racism animation and uploaded videos of students and staff speaking about their experiences and understanding of racism.

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National Rugby League

NRL In League in Harmony march

Sport provides a key avenue for communities to challenge prejudicial attitudes and improve social harmony. The NRL was one the very first organisations to pledge support of the campaign. It runs various projects in the anti-racism and diversity space.

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Multicultural Development Association

MDA is an active promoter of the campaign. It offers staff a range of opportunities to get involved. Staff wear Racism: It Stops with Me cards on their security pass lanyard. They card also includes a QR code which, when scanned with a smartphone, takes users to more information about the campaign on the MDA website.

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Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission developed the Anti- Hate campaign. This was in response to research that showed people were looking for a place they could share their experiences if they don’t want to or can’t make a formal report to the Police or to the Commission. Since it was launched, the website has tens of thousands of visits. The Commission and Information Victoria also built an Anti-Hate Spraymobile phone app.

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City of Bendigo

When Bendigo City Council granted a building permit to build a mosque in the area anti-Muslim sentiment grew. Council decided to host a community event in the city centre to publicly support tolerance and diversity. The then-Mayor, Cr Barry Lyons, along with more than 500 residents participated in a pledge ceremony with live music and a sausage sizzle.

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Twitter Australia

Twitter anti-racism pledge

Twitter Australia pledged to educate its users on how to use social media safely and securely and to use messages that counter racism and extremism.

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