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Pauline Hanson says educators promoting “gender confusion”

Pauline Hanson says educators promoting “gender confusion”

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has spoken at the second reading on her Australian Education Legislation Amendment (Prohibiting the Indoctrination of Children) Bill 2020 in Federal Parliament on Monday. The Bill, first introduced by Senator Hanson in February, proposes that schools receiving Commonwealth funding should be forced to teach a “balanced” curriculum, and make school […]

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Petition to fight Mark Latham’s anti-LGBTIQ+ education bill in NSW

Petition to fight Mark Latham’s anti-LGBTIQ+ education bill in NSW

A petition to prevent the passing of the One Nation-led Education Legislation Amendment Bill in New South Wales is circulating the internet, gathering national support. The petition has garnered almost 60,000 signatures over the last two weeks, demanding the Bill not pass New South Wales state parliament. “It is wrong, unfair and it is discrimination,” […]

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Calls for McGowan to step up for LGBTIQ+ students and teachers

Calls for McGowan to step up for LGBTIQ+ students and teachers

Local LGBTIQ+ advocates are calling on the state government to take action on LGBTIQ+ discrimination in schools, as the federal government’s Religious Discrimination Bill lies in wait. A 36-year-old provision in WA’s Equal Opportunity Act allows for faith-based schools to refuse enrolment, expel students and fire staff on the basis of sexuality or gender identity. […]

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Labor to move senate inquiry on LGBTI+ discrimination in schools

The federal opposition have announced they will work with the crossbench to refer the government’s bill that aims to remove exemptions that allow religious schools to expel students who are LGBTI+ for inquiry. In a joint statement from Minister for Education Tanya Plibersek and Shadow Attorney General Mark Dreyfus, Labor said they plan to “hold […]

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Northern Territory government confirm Safe Schools funding

Northern Territory government confirm Safe Schools funding

The Northern Territory’s Labor government have confirmed they will continue to fund the Safe Schools anti-bullying program after funding was cut off from Canberra last year. The Australian has reported that over 150 public schools have been informed that the program will continue with funding from the Northern Territory Department of Education. The anti-bullying program, […]

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Renewed calls for WA to update anti-discrimination laws

Renewed calls for WA to update anti-discrimination laws

Advocates for Western Australia’s LGBT community have launched a campaign to repeal the last piece of anti-homosexual legislation under State law. They are calling on the McGowan Government to close a loophole in the State’s Equal Opportunity Act which allows private schools to sack LGBTI teachers, expel LGBTI students and refuse to enrol children from […]

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Kenyan report claims homosexuality starts in primary schools

Kenyan report claims homosexuality starts in primary schools

A government report in Kenyan that was seeking to investigate the reasons why there were wide spread riots in high schools in 2016 has concluded that homosexuality and “devil worshiping” were to blame. After visiting 97 different schools and interviewing students, teachers and principals, the investigators have concluded that the perpetrators of the outbreaks of […]

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ACL blames falling education standards on Safe Schools program

The Australian Christian Lobby has suggested the reason behind Australia’s falling education standards is due to the Safe Schools Coalition program. Yesterday an international report revealed that Australian students skills in maths and science were falling in comparison to other countries. The groups Managing Director, Lyle Shelton, said the focus on teaching contested gender theory […]

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Safe Schools reveal ‘All Of Us’ media kit for inclusive learning

Safe Schools reveal ‘All Of Us’ media kit for inclusive learning

The Safe Schools Coalition have developed a new educational resource to help teachers to promote awareness of gender diversity, sexual diversity and intersex issues in Australian schools. ‘All Of Us’ is a media toolkit, developed in conjunction with teachers, students and youth groups to best create a tool that can encourage an inclusive and safe […]

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School Rules with Safe Schools Coalition

School Rules with Safe Schools Coalition

The Safe Schools Coalition is an organisation dedicated to promoting awareness and providing support to Australian schools to nurture safe and inclusive environments for same-sex attracted and gender diverse students. Safe Schools was founded in Victoria in 2010 and as a result of the success of the program, was granted federal funding by the Department […]

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