Australian Religious Freedom Cases

Australian Cases - Religious Freedom

Religious freedom is under threat in Australia with Christians and people of other faiths facing increasing hostility in the workplace and in the public square. HRLA has put together a list of Australian religious freedom cases which documents the different areas where religious freedom is under threat and where Christians have been subjected to investigation, discipline and even court action where they have lived out their faith.

To see our updated list of recent freedom of religion cases in Australia click here.

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November 17, 2020

Foster Couple Case is Going to Hearing

After three years, a Christian couple rejected as “unsafe” to foster vulnerable kids will have their day in court. Byron and Keira Hordyk, a WA couple will b...

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September 25, 2020

Vilification Laws Misused to Attack Free Speech

What do you think about ‘cancel-culture’? A healthy liberal democratic society requires freedom to exchange ideas and beliefs and to participate in public de...

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August 21, 2020

The process as punishment: The misuse of vilification laws

The Human Rights Law Alliance is acting for Lyle Shelton in relation to a vilification complaint brought against him by two drag queens. This piece explains ...

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