Secular Australia? Implications for Freedom of Religion

Click to read Rt Rev Dr Michael Stead’s paper presented at the Freedom17 Conference in Canberra in June 2017, and view his PowerPoint presentation. Listen to the audio recording of his address.


Michael Stead is an Australian Anglican bishop. Since December 2015, he has been Bishop of the Southern Region, an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Sydney. He was consecrated a bishop on 5 December 2015 by Glenn Davies, the Archbishop of Sydney. He is a Freedom for Faith Board Member.