Archive of posts tagged 'religious freedom'
Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018January 21, 2019
PIAC’s submission built on our previous submissions to the Religious Freedom Review, and a previous Senate Inquiry into discrimination against LGBT students and teachers. This includes calling for the adoption of best practice anti-discrimination legislation, such as the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination … read more
Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Inquiry into Anti-Discrimination Exceptions for Religious SchoolsNovember 26, 2018
Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Inquiry into Anti-Discrimination Exceptions for Religious Schools PIAC’s submission argues that the religious exceptions contained in the Sex Discrimination Act 1984(Cth) currently do not strike an appropriate balance between the protection … read more
PIAC’s submission discusses the current status of the human right of freedom of religion in Australia, noting that the ALRC observed that ‘Generally speaking, Australians are not constrained in the exercise of religious freedom’. However, there is also an absence … read more
PIAC provided a comprehensive submission in response to the Northern Territory Department of the Attorney-General and Justice Discussion Paper looking at modernisation of the Anti-Discrimination Act. This included support for replacing the outdated protected attribute of ‘sexuality’, with sexual orientation, … read more