Not Even in America! Fighting for Religious Freedom in Australia

Listen to Christopher Brohier’s conference address by clicking this link. View his PowerPoint presentation here

Not Even in America! Fighting for Religious Freedom in Australia[1]


Exclusion Zone Legislation in Victoria-alleged criminalisation of attempted communication

Threats to Religious Freedom

Councils and by-laws-Street Preacher Cases
Exclusion Zones- Peaceful protests and praying forbidden?
Institutional Thought Police –University, Public Service, Private Enterprise
Anti-Discrimination-Attack of the Activists

Fighting for Freedom

Successful Cases-Street Preachers, Exclusion Zones, Universities and Public Service, Anti-Discrimination issues
Effective Weapons- Implied Freedom of Political Communication, Section 116 Commonwealth Constitution
High Quality litigation and litigators (SAS in the Law), Training
Parliamentary Advocacy

Freedom in History

Litigation in Faith Based Social Movements-Abolition-the Zhong, Somerset, Civil Rights –Brown

Freedom in Australia

Freedom for the Gospel-Human Flourishing, Gloriam Deo

[1] Christopher Brohier Barrister-at-Law; Chief Legal Counsel human Rights Law Alliance


Christopher Brohier is a barrister residing in Adelaide. He is the South Australian State Director of the Australian Christian Lobby.