Religious Discrimination Bill

The Commonwealth and State governments have legislation in place which prohibits discriminating individuals on the basis of sex, gender, race and disability, but what about religion? Under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) ‘unlawful discrimination’ will occur if an individual is treated less favourably because of an ‘attribute’. Religion has been considered to fall under the … Read more

The Effectiveness of Waivers in Schools

QUEENSLAND A parents ability to waive their children’s rights has not been extensively considered in Queensland. Queensland appears to be one of the only States where there has been a failure to legislate the authority for parents to waive their children’s rights in a liability waiver. For example, in New South Wales under s 5M … Read more