The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) will soon finalise its recommended changes to the Sex Discrimination Act to remove freedoms of religious schools and colleges. These changes will likely require religious schools and colleges to make their employment decisions, teaching and student conduct rules subject to progressive moral values around acceptable relationship status, sexual expression and gender identity. ICS strongly objected to the Commission’s proposals in its Issues Paper and outlined several case studies about how they would damage the freedoms of religious schools to operate in accordance with their religious beliefs. ICS’s objections are detailed in the following document, which is a submission made to the to the ALRC review:

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