ACT bill removing religious freedom from religious schools introduced

Posted on November 1, 2018 
Filed under Australia, Culture wars

“As foreshadowed in the press reports noted in my previous post, the ACT Government has now introduced a Bill designed to curtail the current religious freedom enjoyed by religious schools in the Territory to operate in accordance with their beliefs.

The Discrimination Amendment Bill 2018 (ACT) is an unwise proposal and it is likely that it would be invalid as contrary to Commonwealth law. …”

Associate Professor in Law Neil Foster argues that the proposed ACT law should not be adopted.