Protecting our Religious Freedoms: A Hope Media Series - Hope 103.2

Protecting our Religious Freedoms: A Hope Media Series

A collection of articles exploring the issues around religious freedom, as Federal Parliament debates same sex marriage.

By Hope 103.2Tuesday 5 Dec 2017Open House InterviewsNewsReading Time: 2 minutes

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

Tim Wilson MPA 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

Jesuit Priest Frank BrennanEminent 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

Parliament House CanberraChanges 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]

Religious symbolsThe 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?

Glenn DaviesThe 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?

Eliane MilesWhat 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?

Yes and No 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