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.
- Comments on the NSW Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Complaint Handling) Bill 2020 May 9, 2020
- Scare Campaign Against Bill Uses Hypotheticals, But Real People Need Its Protection March 3, 2020
- Comments on the Exposure Draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 and the Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Freedom of Religion) Bill 2019 February 8, 2020
discrimination Employment Discrimination federal election Freedom from Slavery Freedom of Association Freedom of Conscience Freedom of Expression Freedom of Religion Freedom of Speech Inherent Requirements Modern Slavery Act northern territory Physician Assisted Suicide Ruddock Inquiry Same Sex Marriage Senate inquiry Tasmania