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The Chaplaincy Case: What does it All Mean? (27.06.2014)

Press Release 558

AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR THE DEFENCE OF GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS

 

PRESS RELEASE 558#

 

THE CHAPLAINCY CASE: WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

 

D-Day for Public School Supporters

Press Release 557

Supporters of Public Education are facing an all-out attack on their education systems. How are they reacting?

Taxation for Education

Press Release 556

AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR THE DEFENCE OF GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS

 

PRESS RELEASE 556#

 

TAXATION FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION

 

5 June 2014

 

Big Secularism and the City of God

Press Release 555

David Hastie promotes denominationalism as an Australian ideological sprawl in which any and every religion and religious school flourish at taxpayers expense. He accuses Marion Maddox of ‘Big Secularism’—the ‘determination to ban government support for religious activities’.

If so, she is in illustrious company: Thomas Jefferson and Founding Fathers of the American Constitution; Andrew Inglis Clark, major draftsman of the Australian Constitution; Henry Bournes Higgins and Founding Fathers who placed Section 116 in the Australian Constitution;[i] and Justice Lionel Murphy, dissenter in the 1981 DOGS case. Some might say, Christ himself.[ii]

Coalition Education Agenda Perfectly Predictable

Press Release 554

There is a direct relationship between
· the recommendations of David Roscombe and Murdoch through the Institute of Public Affairs,
· the recommendations of the Australian Commission of Audit and
· the Budget announcements.

Where does the Constitution say the Commonwealth is Responsible for School Chaplains

Press Release 553

The weak religious freedoms of Australian citizens has been exposed by the Chaplaincy in Public Schools issue.

Jennifer Buckingham’s Call For Rich Families To Pay To Attend Public Schools : A Diversion : Education For A Plutocracy And Theocracy: Not A Democracy.

Press Release 551

The latest diversionary attack on public education, the cornerstone of our once fiercely democratic country, has been launched on those middle class families who actually BELIEVE in public education. Jennifer Buckingham of the Centre for Independent Studies recommends that such parents should ‘be forced to pay $1000 for this ‘Belief’

So-Called Independent Public Schools Can Become 'Captured Schools'.

Press Release 550

The Federal Minister for Education, Mr Pyne, should do research on what has happened to Mr Gove’s ‘Free” State Schools in the UK before he repeats the grave mistake in Australia.
Independent Public Schools, are another name for schools put into the market place for privatisation - ripe for ‘capture’ by any and every religious group.
In Birmingham, evidence is mounting that Muslim hardliners have attempted to take over of up to twenty five Birmingham schools.

Tony Abbott Attacks Struggling Parents as well as Disadvantaged Children

Press Release 549

 

AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR THE DEFENCE OF GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS

 

PRESS RELEASE 549#

Catholic Church Abuse Claims to be Paid from Interest of $6.3 Billion State Aid

Press Release 548

he Guardian ( Australia) and the Australian Newspaper have revealed some insight into an ongoing national scandal: the enormous wealth of the Australian Catholic Church and the complete lack of accountability for the billions of dollars of taxpayer funds with which this institution is endowed.

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