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

Nathaniel Dolbel
Danni Auer
Simon Milner
Whitney Syaranamual
Thomas Saras
Karen Mortimer
Shinoa Lee
Ian Gillham
Kristy Bova
Lara Lewis
Tyler Williams
Dannielle Hamilton
Amanda Orzinski
Kestrel Imamura
Cian Wrathall
Jessica Gillmore
Fred Atkins
Suellen Dodson
Kelli Kennedy
K S
David Wells
Christie Electra
Shauna Sherker
Debra Caples
John Williams
Jasmin Woods
Shannon Khalifeh
Chris Luckman
Sara Black
Dale Tresidder
3,191 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Nathaniel Dolbel
    signed 2018-10-16 16:13:35 +1100
  • Danni Auer
    signed 2018-10-16 16:12:16 +1100
  • Simon Milner
    signed 2018-10-16 16:08:17 +1100
  • Whitney Syaranamual
    signed 2018-10-16 15:55:37 +1100
  • Thomas Saras
    signed 2018-10-16 15:55:26 +1100
  • Karen Mortimer
    signed 2018-10-16 15:51:33 +1100
  • Shinoa Lee
    signed 2018-10-16 15:44:03 +1100
  • Ian Gillham
    signed 2018-10-16 15:42:13 +1100
  • Kristy Bova
    signed 2018-10-16 15:37:39 +1100
  • Lara Lewis
    signed 2018-10-16 15:27:25 +1100
  • Tyler Williams
    signed 2018-10-16 15:13:58 +1100
  • Dannielle Hamilton
    signed 2018-10-16 15:12:01 +1100
  • Amanda Orzinski
    signed 2018-10-16 15:01:36 +1100
  • Kestrel Imamura
    signed 2018-10-16 15:00:48 +1100
  • Cian Wrathall
    signed 2018-10-16 14:59:45 +1100
  • Jessica Gillmore
    signed 2018-10-16 14:57:19 +1100
  • Fred Atkins
    signed 2018-10-16 14:56:25 +1100
  • Suellen Dodson
    signed 2018-10-16 14:46:22 +1100
  • Kelli Kennedy
    signed 2018-10-16 14:35:06 +1100
  • K S
    signed 2018-10-16 14:34:57 +1100
  • David Wells
    signed 2018-10-16 14:34:38 +1100
  • Christie Electra
    signed 2018-10-16 14:31:48 +1100
  • Shauna Sherker
    signed 2018-10-16 14:19:34 +1100
  • Debra Caples
    signed 2018-10-16 14:04:28 +1100
  • John Williams
    signed 2018-10-16 14:04:21 +1100
  • Jasmin Woods
    signed 2018-10-16 14:00:46 +1100
  • Shannon Khalifeh
    signed 2018-10-16 13:59:45 +1100
  • Chris Luckman
    signed 2018-10-16 13:50:28 +1100
  • Sara Black
    signed 2018-10-16 13:44:40 +1100
  • Dale Tresidder
    signed 2018-10-16 13:44:21 +1100

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