The Secular Spotlight Blog

Media Release: National poll shows ABS must change flawed religion question next Census

5 August 2021

A pair of national Essential Research polls carried out during July again validate ongoing claims that the Census question on religious affiliation overstates the degree of religiosity in Australia, leading to undue funding and privilege for religious interests at the expense of public institutions.

Weekend Wrap for 1 August 2021

Weekend Wrap for 1 August 2021

1 August 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 1 August 2021.

Weekend Wrap for 25 July 2021

Weekend Wrap for 25 July 2021

25 July 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 25 July 2021.

Tanya Battel on Queensland's Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021

VAD: What About Us?

23 July 2021

Tanya Battel of Voluntary Assisted Life Ending writes on the recent public briefings on Queensland’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021.

Media Release: Action needed to correct bias of Census question on Religion

19 July 2021

Despite requests from the NSL for changes to the Census question on religion, it is again going to be used in a form which collects corrupted data.

Weekend Wrap for 18 July 2021

Weekend Wrap for 18 July 2021

18 July 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 18 July 2021.

Weekend Wrap for 11 July 2021

Weekend Wrap for 11 July 2021

11 July 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 11 July 2021.

Weekend Wrap for 4 July 2021

Weekend Wrap for 4 July 2021

4 July 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 4 July 2021.

Weekend Wrap for 27 June 2021

Weekend Wrap for 27 June 2021

27 June 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 27 June 2021.

Census21 - Not Religious? Mark 'No Religion'.

Five good reasons to consider ‘No Religion’ this Census

24 June 2021

This August, your friends and family will be asked if they hold religious beliefs, and it’s an important chance for them to think carefully about whether they still do.

Weekend Wrap for 20 June 2021

Weekend Wrap for 20 June 2021

20 June 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 20 June 2021.

Weekend Wrap for 12 June 2021

Weekend Wrap for 12 June 2021

12 June 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 12 June 2021.