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Tag Archives: Pastoral Issues: Parenting and Education

Labor follows Greens on Safe Schools

The Australian – May 19, 2016 Joe Kelly – Political reporter Labor will review the carve-outs in Australia’s anti-discrimination laws, with Bill Shorten leaving open the door to removing further exemptions for religious institutions. The Opposition Leader also committed to extending funding for the contentious Safe Schools program beyond 2017 while providing no solid defence of religious freedoms amid a ... Read More »

Children sexualised in school diversity programs

The Australian – April 15, 2016 The sexualisation of children is not a method of domestic violence prevention. At worst it is an insidious form of abuse, often used by pedophiles to groom their victims. Yet Daniel Andrews’s government has funded another program in schools that encourages adults to sexualise children and expose them to sexually explicit materials. Such behaviour ... Read More »

Year 8 kids to study sex ads under ‘domestic violence’ curriculum

The Australian – April 14, 2016 Natasha Bita – National correspondent, Brisbane Students as young as 12 will study sexualised personal ads and write their own advertisements seeking the “perfect partner’’ as part of a new school curriculum supposed to combat family violence. The classroom material includes an example ad from a “lustful, sexually generous’’ person seeking “sexy freak out ... Read More »

Sexual diversity lessons have reasonable objectives: Simon Birmingham

The Australian – February 14, 2016   Education Minister Simon Birmingham has defended the objectives of a controversial school program that teaches high school students about sexual diversity and inclusion. The anti-bullying program, used by nearly 500 schools around Australia, educates 11- and 12-year-old children about the meaning of terms such as “queer’’, “pansexual’’, “sister girl’’ and “trans guy’’. The ... Read More »