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A Human Rights Charter for Australia – Part 2
May 10, 2023
This is part 2 of a 2-part series from Dr Paul Taylor. See part 1 here. Dr Paul Taylor is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the T.C. Beirne School of Law, a Fellow of the...
A Human Rights Charter for Australia – Part 1
May 10, 2023
This is part 1 of a 2-part series from Dr Paul Taylor. See part 2 here. Dr Paul Taylor is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the T.C. Beirne School of Law, a Fellow of the...
Submission on the ALRC Consultation Paper on Religious Educational Institutions and Discrimination Laws
Mar 6, 2023
About Freedom for Faith Freedom for Faith is a Christian legal think tank that exists to see religious freedom for all faiths protected and promoted in Australia and beyond. It is led by people drawn from...
Removing fences: the ALRC Consultation Paper on Religious Educational Institutions and Discrimination Laws
Feb 2, 2023
The Australian Law Reform Commission has now released a Consultation Paper for its current reference on “Religious Educational Institutions and Anti-Discrimination Laws”. The paper, while formally acknowledging the importance of religious freedom and parental rights, will be a serious disappointment to those involved in religious schools and colleges. It effectively recommends the removal of protections enjoyed by religious educational institutions which have been designed to safeguard the ability of these organisations to operate in accordance with their religious beliefs.
Current press reports suggest that the Federal Government is contemplating a change to the provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 which allow religious schools to operate in accordance with their religious commitments, in the...
The Religious Discrimination Bill arrives
Nov 25, 2021
After a long wait, the Federal government has released the text of the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 which is about to be introduced into the Parliament. There has been no general Federal law dealing with...