|The Victorian Labor Party has vowed to remove safeguards for religious freedom sparking an ecumenical statement to be issued warning voters of what it at stake. It would mean that if the Labor wins the election all religious schools etc can be forced to employ staff who oppose their views. Read their statement.|
Celebrating “gender and sexual diversity”, under the Safe Schools program, will be compulsory in all state high schools, if Labor wins office in the Victorian state election to be held on November 29.
Faith-based schools and agencies are likely to be prohibited from being able to exercise the right to hire people who share their beliefs and values under new anti-discrimination laws Labor is promising to introduce.
|Every Australian state (except Qld) tests seniors with end of Year 12 ‘external exams’ worth around 50%. The AFA has distributed leaflet detailing the why Premier Newman should adopt the proven option used in every other state....see the leaflet and read more.|
The so-called "Safe Schools" program, from Victoria, has gone national. In June, Safe Schools Coalition AUSTRALIA (SSCA) was launched by Safe Schools Coalition VICTORIA (SSCV) and the Foundation for Young Australians. SSCA is described as “dedicated to creating safer and more inclusive schools for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse young people.”
Senator Matt Canavan has called on the Government to look into reforming the income tax system to recognise the family as the basic unit of taxation. Senator Canavan said that several other countries that have some form of dependent recognition in their income tax rules,
“Some 18 OECD countries provide joint taxation cover including the Czech Republic, which covers couples with children, France which covers families,Germany which covers married couples, Ireland which covers married couples,Luxembourg which covers married couples...
|The world’s 400 million under-age marriages is a global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicities. Developing countries make up the top 20 nations for child brides, according to data from UNICEFs Demographic and Health Surveys, as summarised by the Girls Not Brides website. Read the full article.|