On Tuesday afternoon, Victoria’s upper house of Parliament voted down the Labor Government’s Equal Opportunity Amendment Bill. The Bill was a direct attack on religious groups in Victoria, as it restricted the ability of religious groups to make employment decisions based on whether a candidate or employee agreed with and practised the religion. The Bill would have restricted religious organisations; churches, mosques, synagogues, and temples, along with faith-based schools, welfare agencies and healthcare organisations from choosing to hire people who agreed with the religion.
- ICS’s responses to Senate Committee’s Questions on the Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill February 15, 2019
- Submission: Inquiry into the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018 January 21, 2019
- ALP’s Bill to Severely Limit Freedom of Religious Schools and Colleges and Religious Education in Churches, Mosques, Temples November 30, 2018
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