NSW – Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020

On behalf of the Hon. Mark Latham MLC I write to update you that the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020 was defeated in the NSW Legislative Council yesterday, 23 February 2022. The Bill was introduced into the Legislative Council partly as a response to the Commonwealth’s 2018 Religious Freedoms Review of the Expert Panel, […]

Press Release – Religious Discrimination Bill – 9th February, 2022

Press Release Religious Discrimination Bill Hindu Council of Australia understands the main purpose of the Religious Discrimination Bill and is in agreement with Government in principal and supports the bill. While we have some concerns on certain parts of the bill, we have discussed them with Minister Alex Hawke, the Prime Minister’s office, and Assistant […]

Religious freedom Bill

Hindu Council of Australia has made representations to both major political parties about the concerns of Hindus. We have expressed following concerns : 1. The bill will reduce freedom of religion for Hindus working in non-Hindu faith based organizations.  2. The bill will encourage conversions of members of non-proselytizing religions like Hindus, 3. The bill will […]