Rachel Colvin, a former teacher at Ballarat Christian College, launched a ground-breaking discrimination complaint this week against the non-denominational Christian college because she would not …
Responding to a survey, Labor didn’t go far enough to end religious discrimination in public services, while the Opposition’s silence on many of the issues put forward to them was “deafening”.
A loophole still allows private schools to sack LGBTI teachers, expel LGBTI students, and refuse enrolment to children in rainbow families.
“I remember one of the teachers openly saying to students that being gay was sinful and that gay people would be punished”
The Liberals have come out strongly against it, while the Greens have moved to include their own amendments.
The reforms in Victoria will limit the ability of religious organisations or schools to discriminate on the basis of sexual or gender identity.
Female co-parents who conceive a child through donor sperm at home or in a clinic will now both be recognised on the child’s birth certificate, without the need to have lived together for a minimum of three years. This is the first in a number of South Australian LGBTI law reforms to be addressed in the upcoming year.