The Secular Spotlight Blog

Weekend Wrap for 28 February 2021

Weekend Wrap for 28 February 2021

28 February 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 28 February 2021.

Weekend Wrap 21 February 2021

Weekend Wrap for 21 February 2021

21 February 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 21 February 2021.

Weekend Wrap 14 February 2021

Weekend Wrap for 14 February 2021

14 February 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 14 February 2021.

Pro-Religious Councillors Push for Community Consultation on Prayers

10 February 2021

The Mornington Peninsula community will now have a say on whether it approves of replacing a religious prayer with a secular pledge to open its local council meetings.

Weekend Wrap for 7 February 2021

7 February 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 7 February 2021.

Prayers Showdown at Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

5 February 2021

A showdown is looming at next Tuesday’s Mornington Peninsula Council meeting as two Christian councillors will seek to overturn a decision to remove the recital of prayer from official proceedings at the Victorian council.

Weekend Wrap for 31 January 2021

Weekend Wrap for 31 January 2021

31 January 2021

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 31 January 2021.

Councillor Kerri McCafferty of Mornington Peninsula Council

Councillor Kerri McCafferty stands up for secularism

30 December 2020

As we say goodbye to 2020, we want to leave you with this video of what we think was possibly the best pro-secular speech in Australian politics this year!

Weekend Wrap 20 December 2020

Weekend Wrap for 20 December 2020

20 December 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 20 December 2020.

Talking Secularism in 2020

17 December 2020

In looking back on the past 12 months, the thing we’re most proud of is having put ‘secularism’ back on the lips of politicians.

Weekend Wrap for 13 December 2020

13 December 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 13 December 2020.

Kyam Maher delivers speech on VAD

Labor’s Kyam Maher on the need for Voluntary Assisted Dying in SA

11 December 2020

In introducing the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2020 to the SA Legislative Council, Maher spoke emotionally about the final days of his mum Viv as she succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 2017.