Protect our kids and teachers

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The long awaited "review into religious freedom" has finally been leaked, four months after being handed to cabinet and almost twelve months after Australia achieved marriage equality.

Fairfax states the report "dismisses the notion religious freedom is in imminent peril" but still proposes amendments to anti-discrimination legislation which specifically targets kids and teachers according to their sexuality or gender identity.

This would actually wind back anti-discrimination laws that have existed in Tasmania for 20 years and reinforce discriminatory exemptions that already exist elsewhere.

Sign our Petition: Protect Our Kids and Teachers

The Ruddock Inquiry has recommended allowing religious schools to discriminate against Australian teachers and students according to their sexuality or gender identity.

We want less discrimination, not more.

We want schools to be safe places for all students and teachers, not breeding grounds for prejudice.

All schools receiving public funding should abide by the same principles of fairness and anti-discrimination as the rest of society.

A recent YouGov poll found 4 out of 5 Australians oppose laws that allow government-funded faith-based schools to expel students or sack teachers because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

In last year's postal survey a majority of Australians voted for equality for their fellow LGBTI Australians.

Please heed that vote by legislating for less discrimination, not more.

Who's signing

Andrew O'Grady
Zoe Probyn
Russ Rodgers
Sylvie Constantine
Jette Bollerup
Luke McGrath
Beverly Murray
Amber Thomas
Bec Gapps
Grant Virtue
Damian Young
Margot Reedy
David Reedy
Joshua Hill
Darren Gaylor
Eugene de Gouw
bev dick
Leo Klein
Jay Theodan
Danny OBrien
Josephine Braithwaite
Vanessa Thomas
Gavin Glenn
Bev Laird
caitlin wilson
Asha Manocha
Anthony Candido
Ashleigh Milverton
Greg Rostron
Dimitra Bouzalas
7,245 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Andrew O'Grady
    signed 2018-10-29 07:39:03 +1100
  • Zoe Probyn
    signed 2018-10-26 08:23:35 +1100
  • Russ Rodgers
    signed 2018-10-25 12:07:58 +1100
  • Sylvie Constantine
    signed 2018-10-25 08:02:48 +1100
  • Jette Bollerup
    signed 2018-10-25 05:52:10 +1100
  • Luke McGrath
    signed 2018-10-25 02:27:19 +1100
  • Beverly Murray
    signed 2018-10-24 22:29:25 +1100
  • Amber Thomas
    signed 2018-10-24 21:32:44 +1100
  • Bec Gapps
    signed 2018-10-24 20:13:54 +1100
  • Grant Virtue
    signed 2018-10-24 18:21:13 +1100
  • Damian Young
    signed 2018-10-24 18:19:51 +1100
  • Margot Reedy
    signed 2018-10-24 16:20:22 +1100
  • David Reedy
    signed 2018-10-24 14:14:40 +1100
  • Joshua Hill
    signed 2018-10-23 13:38:57 +1100
  • Darren Gaylor
    signed 2018-10-23 13:33:50 +1100
  • Eugene de Gouw
    signed 2018-10-23 12:15:27 +1100
  • bev dick
    signed 2018-10-22 19:34:32 +1100
  • Leo Klein
    signed 2018-10-22 15:26:51 +1100
  • Jay Theodan
    signed 2018-10-22 13:28:32 +1100
  • Danny OBrien
    signed 2018-10-22 05:28:42 +1100
  • Josephine Braithwaite
    signed 2018-10-21 18:55:18 +1100
  • Vanessa Thomas
    signed 2018-10-21 16:03:57 +1100
  • Gavin Glenn
    signed 2018-10-21 14:37:54 +1100
  • Bev Laird
    signed 2018-10-21 09:32:32 +1100
  • caitlin wilson
    signed 2018-10-21 09:24:32 +1100
  • Asha Manocha
    signed 2018-10-21 08:17:18 +1100
  • Anthony Candido
    signed 2018-10-21 08:05:57 +1100
  • Ashleigh Milverton
    signed 2018-10-21 07:50:20 +1100
  • Greg Rostron
    signed 2018-10-21 00:32:55 +1100
  • Dimitra Bouzalas
    signed 2018-10-20 23:37:57 +1100

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