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Dr Alex Deagon
Submission to the Exposure Draft of the Anti-Discrimination Amendment Bill 2022 (Northern Territory) About Freedom for Faith Freedom for Faith is a Christian legal think tank that exists to see religious freedom protected and promoted in...
Associate Professor Neil Foster
Australian Capital TerritoryDiscrimination Law ReformExposure Draft Bill amending Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT) Submission from Freedom for Faith June 2022 About Freedom for Faith Freedom for Faith is a Christian legal think tank that exists to see...
Associate Professor Neil Foster

ACT Discrimination Law Reforms Narrow Religious Freedom

Associate Professor Neil Foster
Jun 27, 2022
The Australian Capital Territory government has released an Exposure Draft of a Bill to amend that jurisdiction’s Discrimination Act 1991 (“DA”). They have invited public comment by 1 July 2022. As key protections for religious...
Freedom for Faith
“The law itself is discriminatory in that it actually discriminates against religious organisations exclusively.” There is a growing State overreach into the freedom of religious institutions and schools.
Freedom for Faith
“To say that you have to cower and be secretive and hide in order to live a life of faith—that’s what we’re used to from Soviet Russia, contemporary China. That’s not the way we should be living in a Western liberal democracy. ” Religious Persecution is on the rise in Australia.
Freedom for Faith
“There has been an aggressive re-definition of what it means to be ‘secular’. ‘Secular’ now means to the exclusion of the religious.” Christian, Jewish and Muslim voices on why the Religious Discrimination Bill must be passed in its own right, regardless of who governs after Election Day on May 21.