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Former CDP candidate says “LGBTI AIDS” patients should pay for treatment

Reverend Dr David Kim believes that LGBTI patients being treated for AIDS-related illness should pay for their own treatment at public hospitals. Rev Dr Kim, who ran for Fred Nile’s Christian Democratic Party in the recent ACT elections, commented on Facebook that he believes “The LGBTI patients of AIDS should not be freely treated at […]

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High Court Rules Against Chaplaincy Program

High Court Rules Against Chaplaincy Program

Today the High Court upheld a challenge against the federal government funding of school chaplains. Former Prime Minister John Howard first introduced the chaplaincy program in 2006, allowing schools to apply for $20,000 grants towards the employment of a school chaplain. Queensland man Ron Williams has twice challenged the funding arrangement, and won a challenge […]

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Over 160,000 Sign Petition Against School Chaplains

Over 160,000 Sign Petition Against School Chaplains

A petition containing signatures of over 160,000 Australians who are opposed to the government’s school chaplaincy program will be delivered to Parliament House today. In the federal budget $245 million dollars is allocated to expanding the number of chaplains in schools. The petition from web group All Out argues that these positions should be filled […]

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