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Greens leader Richard Di Natale

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has announced plans to introduce a bill to scrap federal laws currently allowing religious schools to discriminate against gay students and teachers. Leaked portions of the religious freedom review panel’s report, published by Fairfax Media, caused outrage on Wednesday for reportedly recommending changes to the federal Sex Discrimination Act explicitly …

Condoms

By David Rhodes, Edith Cowan University How children are taught about sex, relationships and sexuality at school is shaping up to be a political hot potato in Australia (again). It’s already been slated to be an issue in the Victorian state elections later this year. That’s just a short time from being on the agenda …

schools transgender chaplaincy program stock photo

Australia’s national schools chaplaincy program has received $247 million in funding “on a permanent basis” in the federal budget and will now be tasked with addressing bullying in schools. “We are extending the national schools chaplaincy program on a permanent basis with a special new anti-bullying focus,” the 2018/19 budget papers read. The budget announcement …

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