AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR THE DEFENCE OF GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
PRESS RELEASE 361
SECULARISM AND SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE
DOGS members consist of believers from all faiths
and none, and this is why they believe in a public education system which is
free, secular and universal, free for all whatever their background and
guaranteed to give offence to none. This is why they also fight for separation
of church and state. Consequently they look forward with interest to the
following publication by Max Wallace from the Australian and
Edited by Max Wallace
Featuring an Introduction by
Concordat Watch’s Muriel Fraser
REALISING SECULARISM ANZSA
Christianity is declining inexorably in
this fact both nations are often characterised as ‘Christian nations’. In 2008
were held in
The conferences were organised by the
those conferences with some appropriate additions.
Secularism is government dramatically enhanced by true separation of church
and state: constitutionally, financially and symbolically. Hence the removal of
the Union Jack with its Christian crosses from the flags on the front cover of
Secular republican governments are not beholden to any belief. They are more
likely to achieve better outcomes for all regardless of class, race, gender,
sexuality and belief.
As matters stand, our constitutional monarchies sell our nations short to
favour the privileged few whose members usually overlap with religious elites.
This book is a new attempt to see
DEFEND PUBLIC EDUCATION AND STOP STATE AID TO PRIVATE RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS.
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