As the Federal Parliament debates the Same Sex Marriage bill, many Australians are calling for religious freedom to be protected. We explore the issue indepth in the following interviews from Open House on Sunday nights.
Did the No Case Miscalculate? Yes, says MP Tim Wilson
A key advocate for Same Sex Marriage has placed responsibility for the lack of more widespread protection for religious freedom at the feet of the No Campaign. See Article / Podcast
Time for a Human Rights Act: Frank Brennan, Lawyer and Priest
Eminent lawyer and Jesuit Priest Frank Brennan says it is time to look again at the idea of federal legislation to protect religious freedom in Australia. See Article / Podcast
Imbalance: How Religion has Less Protection Than Other Human Rights
Changes in the marriage act will continue a trend in which attributes such as sexuality have more protection under Australian law than religious belief. See Article / Podcast
Phillip Ruddock Leads Expert Panel on Religious Freedom and Diversity [Interview]
The question of religious freedom has been handed to an expert panel. How does the chairman, Phillip Ruddock, see the issues? See Article / Podcast
Same Sex Marriage: What Conclusions for the Church?
The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Dr Glenn Davies responds to the results of the 2017 marriage survey. See Article / Podcast
What Does the Marriage Survey Tell us About Australia’s Communities?
What does the marriage survey reveal about the values and beliefs of different Australian communities? See Article / Podcast
Could Other Issues be Settled by a Survey?
Will the high participation rate in the marriage survey mean more surveys like it? Which other issues could be settled this way? See Article / Podcast