The Secular Spotlight Blog
We’re thrilled to see voluntary assisted dying (VAD) legislation pass the Upper House of the Western Australian state parliament, but what about other states?
Tanya Battel is giving all of her energy to advancing the cause for voluntary assisted dying (VAD) in her state of Queensland.
Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 30 November 2019.
“…our system is not operating the way it was designed.” Julian Burnside on separation of Church and State in Australia.
The evidence paints a pretty compelling picture that faith groups are enjoying preferential access to the decision makers as the Morrison government drafts its widely criticised ‘religious freedom’ laws.
Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 23 November 2019.
Fiona Strahan on the loss of Tasmania’s gold standard state anti-discrimination laws to the Morrison government’s Religious Discrimination Bill.
Trevor Bell doesn’t often spend time plotting to turn Australia into a theocracy; but when he does, he channels the Morrison government.
Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 16 November 2019.
NSL President Peter Monk on the retention of prayers in our parliamentary procedures — and how this runs counter to the ideals of religious freedom.