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Michael Kirby to speak at Murdoch University

The Hon Dr¬†Michael Kirby¬†AC CMG will be speaking at Murdoch University later this month. The former Justice of the High Court is going to be speaking at a Symposium titled ‘Promoting Human Rights in Australian Educational Communities for People of Diverse Genders and Sexualities.’ The talk will cover topics including marriage equality, and the recent […]

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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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High Court Sets Date For ACT Challenge

High Court Sets Date For ACT Challenge

High Court Date Set The High Court has set down December 2nd and 3rd for a two day hearing on the constitutional validity of the ACT’s marriage laws. The full bench of the court will hear the matter. The early date means that the legislation could be over ruled prior to any couples exchanging vows. […]

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