Religious Discrimination Bill Expected to be Introduced in Final 2021 Parliament Sitting [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Religious Discrimination Bill Expected to be Introduced in Final 2021 Parliament Sitting [Headlines]

Federal politicians are back in Canberra for the final sitting fortnight of the year. A bill to protect against religious discrimination is expected to be introduced.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 22 Nov 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

Federal politicians are back in Canberra for the final sitting fortnight of the year.

A bill to protect against religious discrimination is expected to be introduced.

But the Coalition is facing trouble with a few Government senators threatening to withhold their vote on key legislation, unless the Prime Minister does more to reign in Premiers imposing vaccine mandates.

Newly released emails show the Chief Health Officer called for harsh COVID lockdown restrictions to be consistent across Sydney in August.

The Herald reported that Doctor Kerry Chant’s recommendations were overlooked by the NSW Government.

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A bushwalker has been killed by a falling tree branch at Cooranbong in NSW.

Despite the efforts of relatives and first responders, late yesterday, she couldn’t be revived.

Wet weather is expected to hang over the second week of renewed searching in the William Tyrrell case.

Damp weather experienced over the weekend in Kendall is forecast to continue.

Bus drivers in Sydney’s Inner West aren’t charging passengers for trips, as part of a fight over pay and conditions.

Commuters are being assured buses are still running and they can get to work but union members won’t be turning on their opal readers.

FedEx is threatening to lock out workers for two days, as they walk off the job for four hours.

The action is expected to impact Christmas deliveries.

Oatland’s golf club, in Sydney’s north-west, is being criticised for pursuing a plan to build 193 apartments on its land.

It comes six months after the Club rejected plans for a memorial to four children killed in a crash while walking next to the golf course.

Overseas, two Christian missionaries, held hostage in Haiti have been released.

There were 16 Americans and one Canadian abducted last month after visiting an orphanage.

The International Olympic Committee said a Chinese tennis player is safe and well, after going missing for nearly three weeks.