30.11.2021

Religious Exemptions Inquiry Update November 2021

On 25 November 2021, the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 (Cth) (Bill), and associated legislation, was introduced to the Parliament of Australia. In accordance with Terms of Reference issued by the Attorney-General on 10 April 2019 and amended on 29 August 2019 and 2 March 2020, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) will conduct an Inquiry into the framework

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12.03.2020

Religious Exemptions Inquiry Update

Amended Timeframe for Reporting
The Attorney-General has amended the Australian Law Reform Commission’s reporting deadline for the review into Religious Exemptions in Anti-discrimination Legislation to be 12 months from the date the Religious Discrimination Bill is passed by Parliament.

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29.11.2019

Faith, hope , and charity – religion as a public benefit in modern Australia

Justice SC Derrington, President of the ALRC, presented at the Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (CLAANZ) Annual Public Lecture 2019 at the University of Melbourne on 29 November 2019.

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04.09.2019

Of Shields and Swords – let the jousting begin!

Justice SC Derrington, President of the ALRC, presented at the Freedom19 Conference in Sydney.

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30.08.2019

Terms of Reference for Religious Freedom Inquiry Amended

Today the Attorney-General released an exposure draft Religious Discrimination Bill and amended the terms of reference for the ALRC’s inquiry into religious exemptions. The ALRC media release in response to the amended terms of reference is available here.

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