Safe Schools

Do you agree with state funding of the SHINE SA Safe Schools program which (along with the DECD mandatory:

  • Supporting Same sex attracted, Intersex and Gender Diverse Students Policy November 2016: and
  • Transgender and Intersex Students Support Procedure November 2016;

now apply contested and scientifically unsound gender theory into all SA state schools without the need for parental consent?

 

If elected will you support an independent inquiry into the the implementation of the SHINE SA Safe Schools program and the mandating of the Supporting Same sex attracted, Intersex and Gender Diverse Students Policy November 2016: and the Transgender and Intersex Students Support Procedure November 2016?

Answer

Labor Party Position:

No Labor members have answered the questionnaire, but the Education Minister is on record supporting the Safe Schools program and the Supporting Same sex attracted, Intersex and Gender Diverse Students Policy November 2016: and

Transgender and Intersex Students Support Procedure November 2016 were introduced by the Labor Government and the current Labor Education Minister.

 

SA Best Position:

There has been only one response from an SA Best candidate. That response advised there is no party policy on this as yet.

 

The Greens Position:

No SA Greens candidate has answered the questionnaire. The Greens have consistently supported the Safe Schools program. See https://greens.org.au/tags/safe-schools-program.