The Secular Spotlight Blog

Freedom From Religion

Freedom From Religion

18 July 2019

While the case is yet to be made that religious freedom is under threat – as was demonstrated by the government’s own Ruddock Review into religious freedom – we can quite easily make the case that Aussies don’t have freedom FROM religion.

Weekend Wrap for 13 July 2019

13 July 2019

Catch up on the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 13 July 2019.

Hugo Walker

A Letter From Hugo Walker

12 July 2019

A teacher who felt compelled to leave his career as a teacher at Christian schools after coming out as gay, Hugo Walker today shares with us a letter that he has sent to Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

My View: Rebecca Hack

My View: Rebecca Hack

9 July 2019

In this ‘My View’ piece for our Secular Spotlight blog, Rebecca Hack, who was principal at Berserker St State School in Rockhampton for 11 years, makes the case for the removal of religious instruction in Queensland’s state schools.

Weekend Wrap for 6 July 2019

6 July 2019

Catch up on the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 6 July 2019.

Belinda Hokins MyView

My View: Religious Instruction in Queensland Schools

2 July 2019

Belinda Hokins’ children have to stop their schoolwork when some of their classmates attend religious instruction class. In her My View contribution to our Secular Spotlight blog, the Queensland mum asks why religious instruction receives such special treatment in state schools.

Weekend Wrap for 29 June 2019

29 June 2019

Catch up on the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 29 June 2019.

Weekend Wrap for 22 June 2019

22 June 2019

Catch up on the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 22 June 2019.

Weekend Wrap for 15 June 2019

15 June 2019

Catch up on the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 15 June 2019.

Weekend Wrap for 8 June 2019

8 June 2019

Catch up on the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 8 June 2019.

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