Majority support separating government and religion
Church-State separation

Majority support separating government and religion

Source: 53% of Australians approve of constitutional amendment to separate government and religion – Dr Adrian Beaumont The NSW...

Meredith Doig

23 September 2018

Letter: to Scott Morrison upon becoming PM
HUMAN RIGHTS

Letter: to Scott Morrison upon becoming PM

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister Parliament House CANBERRA ACT 2600.   10 September 2018   Dear Prime...

Meredith Doig

10 September 2018

Letter: Ensuring Basic Religious Charities are aware of their legal obligations
Church-State separation

Letter: Ensuring Basic Religious Charities are aware of their legal obligations

Dear ACNC, We write regarding Diwan Al Dawla, an unincorporated body registered as a Basic Religious Charity with the...

Meredith Doig

21 August 2018

Submission: Reconsidering Standing Order 50 on Parliamentary Prayers
Prayers in Parliament

Submission: Reconsidering Standing Order 50 on Parliamentary Prayers

Submission from The Rationalist Society of Australia Written by Hugh Harris, board member, and Dr Meredith Doig, president, of...

Meredith Doig

02 August 2018

Five principles of freedom of religion
Church-State separation

Five principles of freedom of religion

The release of Philip Ruddock’s report to Malcolm Turnbull into the principles that should govern religious freedom in this...

Paul Monk

23 June 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

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

A barrister’s submission to the Ruddock Inquiry
HUMAN RIGHTS

A barrister’s submission to the Ruddock Inquiry

Dean Stretton is a barrister at the NSW Bar. His submission to the Ruddock Inquiry is a model of...

Meredith Doig

06 February 2018