Call comes after push by Luke Howarth and other Coalition MPs to expand the scheme

A group of humanist societies has demanded that the Australian Human Rights Commission review the $60m-a-year school chaplains program, claiming it harms freedom of religion.

The secular and atheist groups wrote to the AHRC president, Rosalind Croucher, requesting a review on the basis that only religious people can be hired for the roles despite the fact that pastoral care is non-religious.

Continue reading…

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

Facebook Comments