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School chaplain program’s $247m budget extension rejected

Source: The Guardian   The Australian Education Union has joined a chorus of secular groups in opposing the Coalition’s...

Paul Karp

10 May 2018

Flying Spaghetti Monster to the rescue
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Flying Spaghetti Monster to the rescue

RSA President Dr Meredith Doig plays with Tom Ballard on the ABC's comedy channel. 

Meredith Doig

09 May 2018

Paul Monk: On Western Civilization
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Paul Monk: On Western Civilization

  Dr Paul Monk is a poet, polymath and highly regarded Australian public intellectual. He has written an extraordinary range...

Paul Monk

30 April 2018

Women v. Religion: The Case Against Faith … and for Freedom
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Women v. Religion: The Case Against Faith … and for Freedom

Book Review, written by Teresa Roberts With a bold title like Women v. Religion: The Case Against Faith… and...

TeresaRoberts

30 April 2018

A Course on Humanism: A Case Study of Proselytising by the comment tab
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A Course on Humanism: A Case Study of Proselytising by the comment tab

Introducing Humanism: Non-Religious Approaches to Life   Humanists UK A review by RSA Member Deb Campbell.   This course was...

Debra Campbell

23 April 2018

Census

Religious Public Holidays

Discussion has flared up in Australia about what sorts of days should be celebrated and marked with public holiday...

Meredith Doig

09 April 2018

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Secular groups call for review of ‘blatantly discriminatory’ school chaplains program

Call comes after push by Luke Howarth and other Coalition MPs to expand the scheme.  Critics say only religious people...

Meredith Doig

09 April 2018

Freethought leaders seek Inquiry into Religious Discrimination
HUMAN RIGHTS

Freethought leaders seek Inquiry into Religious Discrimination

The Australian Human Rights Commission has rejected out of hand a request by multiple freethought groups for an Inquiry...

Meredith Doig

27 March 2018

Religious freedom must not be a green light to discriminate
Discrimination

Religious freedom must not be a green light to discriminate

Source: Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 2018) - Religious freedom must not be a green light to discriminate As...

Hugh Harris

14 March 2018