The Secular Spotlight Blog

Weekend Wrap for 7 March 2020

7 March 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 7 March 2020.

RDB Taking a Toll on LGBTIQ

5 March 2020

Dr Stuart Edser is worried about the impact of the divisive Religious Discrimination Bill on LGBTIQ Australians.

The RDB is No Laughing Matter

2 March 2020

Having your religious beliefs and practices be the butt of a joke in parliament may be one thing, but the negative impacts of the proposed religious freedom laws will be no laughing matter for faith communities.

Weekend Wrap for 1 March 2020

1 March 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 1 March 2020.

Australia Says #DontDivideUs

27 February 2020

Australia’s message to Scott Morrison is: #DontDivideUs. Pro-secular groups across the country have united to fight the unwanted, unwelcome and divisive Religious Discrimination Bill.

Governor-General Supports Divisive Prayer Day

26 February 2020

Governor-General David Hurley has given his support for the National Day of Prayer & Fasting despite the divisive policies of the organisers.

Weekend Wrap for 22 February 2020

22 February 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 22 February 2020.

Welcome, Van Badham!

21 February 2020

The National Secular Lobby welcomes new ambassador Van Badham.

Will Secular Voices Get a Go?

18 February 2020

With issues of religion in politics dominating national debates, it’s time for the ABC to give secular Australia fairer representation on its TV and radio programs.

Weekend Wrap for 15 February 2020

15 February 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 15 February 2020.

No Takers for Porter’s RDB

15 February 2020

Will Christian Porter ignore the widespread criticism of the RDB and go ahead and introduce it into parliament?

Devils in the Detail

10 February 2020

The Morrison government, through its Religious Discrimination Bill, is set to empower street preachers even further.