While common sense has prevailed and the government is now looking to protect gay students against being discriminated in religious schools, the bill still hasn’t been listed for introduction.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed that the discrimination laws need to change to protect students from being discriminated against based on their sexuality.
26 November is the next opportunity for the bill to be introduced, when the House of Representatives next sits.
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Schools should be a safe place
According to AAP, on Wednesday, Christian Porter, a spokesman for the Attorney-General, stated that it was still the government’s intention for the bill to be introduced this week.
According to Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus, the legislation was received by Labor on Wednesday evening.
‘We will scrutinise the government’s proposals thoroughly…
‘We will continue to work constructively with the government. We want to end discrimination against LGBTI+ kids.’
In 2018, schools should be a safe place for all students, no matter their sexuality.
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