The Senate knocked back the proposed changes in a late vote on Thursday.
18c fight moves to the senate as the Coalition backs changes.
But getting changes through the parliament will be another challenge.
Protections could be watered down on day dedicated to eliminating racial discrimination.
That fact was established 25 years ago.
It's time to zip it on 18c, MPs say.
Australian society must send a strong message that racial vilification can be held to account, while guaranteeing freedom of speech.
'I’ve had it up to here with my tolerance.'
Alex Ellinghausen, Fairfax
It comes down to two words and one subsection.
Turnbull lashes out over the statutory body's handling of rate hate cases.
Let an online abuse expert explain it for you.
Fairfax: Alex Ellinghausen
The Human Headline's maiden speech went exactly as you expected.
Andrew Meares, Fairfax
The Liberal senator insists it is not about challenging PM.
Turnbull insists 18c changes are not a priority.
The Senator isn't having a bar of it.
And the maths on why Malcolm Turnbull's job just got harder.