The Australian Law Reform Commission

Letter To The Attorney-General On The Maximising The Realisation Of Human Rights: Religious Educational Institutions And Anti-discrimination Laws Report
18 April 2024

Letter To The Attorney-General On The Maximising The Realisation Of Human Rights: Religious Educational Institutions And Anti-discrimination Laws Report

The Institute of Public Affairs has written to the Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus to share analysis about the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) report Maximising the Realisation of Human Rights: Religious Educational Institutions and Anti-Discrimination Laws. The ALRC report contains recommendations to repeal section 38 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to scrap exceptions for faith-based schools in relation to staffing and student enrolment,
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Right To Faith-Based Education Sacrificed At The Altar Of Progressivism
23 March 2023

Right To Faith-Based Education Sacrificed At The Altar Of Progressivism

If, like most of us, you are under the impression that parents have a “right” to see their children educated within their own values system, you are mistaken. In practice today, mainstream religion, and all the values that it connotes, are being erased from our national education system. Every child in Australia has the right to, and is guaranteed, a
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IPA Response To Australian Law Reform Commission Religious Educational Institutions And Anti-Discrimination Laws: Consultation Paper (2023)
9 March 2023

IPA Response To Australian Law Reform Commission Religious Educational Institutions And Anti-Discrimination Laws: Consultation Paper (2023)

Dear Commissioner IPA Response to Australian Law Reform Commission Religious Educational Institutions and Anti-Discrimination Laws: Consultation Paper (2023) Freedom of religion is a core Australian value which has enriched the lives of Australians at an individual level and benefited society as a whole. The freedom to hold, express, and act on religious beliefs is an inalienable human right and integral
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Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-Discrimination Legislation – Submission
10 April 2019

Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-Discrimination Legislation – Submission

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the scope of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review into the Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-discrimination legislation. It is the view of the IPA that the terms of reference and the title of the review itself prejudge the outcome, and its direction regarding freedom of speech
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