Consideration of the school freedom issue is ongoing, as the Senate returns this week to continue debate on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students).
The Bill is an unnecessary solution for a non-existent problem and has unintended consequences which threaten the ability of faith-based bodies to teach their own values.
The Australian Christian Lobby today welcomes the long-anticipated public release of the Ruddock Review by the Morrison government, which includes protection of the charitable status for charities with a traditional marriage belief.
Consideration of the school freedom issue is ongoing, as the Senate has moved to continue debate on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018 next year.
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes confirmation from Australian Government sources that Asia Bibi and her family will be offered asylum.
“This is momentous news for all who have lobbied so hard and so long for Asia Bibi,” said ACL managing director Martyn Iles.
The Australian Christian Lobby today warned that the radical amendments which passed Tasmania’s lower house last night will mean freedom of speech is now all but dead.
The Senate’s inquiry into legislative exemptions for religious schools continues until the 26th of November. Meanwhile, thousands of parents are signing a petition for these freedoms to remain.
Revelations today that Australians are being persecuted for their beliefs shine a light on the need for urgent religious freedom protections, the Australian Christian Lobby says.
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes news of a review into freedom of speech across Australian universities.
Calls from the Labor Party for a Senate inquiry into religious school freedoms doesn’t go far enough, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.
The Australian Christian Lobby calls on the federal government to resolve religious freedom for schools when considering their response to the Ruddock Review.
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