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Education Religious Freedom

Tasmanian Catholics unite against changes to religious freedom laws

Catholic Education Tasmania has written to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese urging him not to “enact laws that will divide us over religion”. Source: The Australian.

Education Opinion

Teachers provide faith, hope and love: Dr Simons

Schools play an important role in a world with a growing sense of uncertainty, writes Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools executive director Ed Simons. Source: Herald Sun.

Education First Nations

Toowoomba to host First Nations Education Conference in 2025

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission will hold its next First Nations Education Conference in Toowoomba in 2025. Source: Toowoomba Catholic Schools.


One in four students failing to finish high school

School dropout rates have risen to the highest level since 2010, after nearly one in four teenagers failed to finish year 12 last year. Source: The Australian.

Education Sport

Sydney Catholic Schools team up with top soccer club

The Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney Catholic Schools are launching a new partnership to provide students with a range of programs and services to enhance their football skills. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Education Religious Freedom

Albanese urged to ignore review of discrimination at religious schools 

Religious leaders and the Coalition are urging Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to ignore a report the Government commissioned into reducing discrimination at faith-based schools. Source: The Australian.


Retiring head of Cairns education made an ‘immeasurable contribution’

Catholic Education Cairns executive director Bill Dixon has announced his retirement after more than 10 years in the role.


Catholic Education welcomes proposed changes to copyright laws 

The National Catholic Education Commission has welcomed Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus’ announcement that the Government will make amendments to copyright laws to apply to lessons delivered online.

Education Politics Religious Freedom

Faith leaders warn Albanese against possible ‘betrayal of trust’

Faith leaders have told Prime Minister Anthony Albanese it would be a “betrayal of trust” for Labor to team up with the Greens and implement the Australian Law Reform Commission’s recommendations to remove protections for faith-based schools. Source: The Australian.