Dan Andrews has issued a proclamation telling public servants that they should desist from heterogenic terms like husband and wife, or his and her.
Zie and Hir are his preferred words.
Public servants meeting Dan should click their heels, raise their right arm, salute palm outwards and say these two words together quickly. In the German tradition, if you get my drift.
One of the key characteristics of our Western Civilisation is that things evolve from the bottom up rather than being imposed from the top down. It is the basis of the common law that has served us so well.
On 8 November 2016, pursuant to the section 7(c) of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011, the Attorney-General referred to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights the following two matters for inquiry and report: whether the operation of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) (including sections 18C and 18D) impose unreasonable restrictions on freedom of speech; and whether the complaints-handling procedures of the Australian Human Rights Commission should be reformed.