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What's the new religious discrimination bill all about?
"The Morrison government has released a draft religious discrimination bill, which promises to be one of its key policy moves for the second half of 2019. It comes in the wake of controversy over Rugby Australia's sacking of player Israel Folau for posting a message on social media declaring "Hell awaits" homosexuals, among other people, because they are "living in sin". Rugby Australia argued this breached its guidelines on player behaviour ... "
Freedom of Religion
"On 22 November 2017, the Australian Government appointed an Expert Panel- external site into Religious Freedom, chaired by the Hon Philip Ruddock, to examine whether Australian law adequately protects the human right to freedom of religion ... "
Religious Freedom Reforms | Attorney General's Department
"The Religious Discrimination Bill will protect against discrimination on the basis of religious belief or activity in key areas of life. This Bill is part of a package of legislation to implement the recommendations of the Expert Panel on Religious Freedom (the Religious Freedom Review) ... "