Waving a Nazi flag and displaying swastikas is now a CRIME in New South Wales – after it was outlawed in Victoria
- Law banning displaying Nazi flags or memorabilia has passed NSW Parliament
- NSW is the second state in Australia to pass the landmark legislation
- ‘Nazi symbols are a gateway to violence,’ said Jewish Board of Deputies
Intentionally waving a Nazi flag in NSW or displaying memorabilia bearing swastikas can land a person in jail for up to a year, along with a fine of $11,000.
The Crimes Amendment (Prohibition on display of Nazi symbols) Bill 2022 swiftly passed in the upper house on Thursday with unanimous support.
It comes after an inquiry earlier this year recommended a ban on the public display of Nazi symbols in a bid to tackle…