SECULAR EDUCATION

Special Religious Instruction is inane, but comparative religion is impotent: What’s the alternative? 

Only a faith that moves can re-energise the cultural vitality of Christianity in a post-Christian climate. Fluffy values with...

Meredith Doig

28 February 2016

Victoria leads the way …
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Victoria leads the way …

Education Minister James Merlino has issued a Ministerial Direction (MD 145) to implement the Victorian Government's policy of removing...

Meredith Doig

24 November 2015

God forbidden: a win for secularism in Victoria’s state schools
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God forbidden: a win for secularism in Victoria’s state schools

The Victorian state government has shown the foresight and courage to rid schools of an insidious evangelical influence, writes...

Chris Fotinopoulos

03 September 2015

Victorian Government takes the lead on religion in schools
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Victorian Government takes the lead on religion in schools

The Rationalist Society today applauds the Victorian Government’s announcement that it will introduce new curriculum to teach Victorian students...

Meredith Doig

21 August 2015

Letter: to James Merlino from Rev Dr John Bodycomb
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Letter: to James Merlino from Rev Dr John Bodycomb

The following letter was prompted by our article in the Fairfax media on 16 Jan 2015. It's from Rev....

Meredith Doig

26 January 2015

Religious instruction has no place in the education state
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Religious instruction has no place in the education state

The promise from our new Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, to make Victoria the "education state" is both welcome and...

Meredith Doig

16 January 2015

Candidates in Victorian election reject Special Religious Instruction
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Candidates in Victorian election reject Special Religious Instruction

ONE area of the political debate that has not received much attention in the Victorian state election campaign so far...

Meredith Doig

23 November 2014

Napthine Liberals betray Education by increasing funding of religious proselytising in schools
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Napthine Liberals betray Education by increasing funding of religious proselytising in schools

IN Victoria, the Napthine Liberals’ decision to increase funding of ACCESS Ministries to $2 million from $135,000 ignores growing...

Meredith Doig

01 November 2014