The Secular Spotlight Blog

BBQ Stopper: Meredith Doig

22 December 2019

Today’s ‘sauce’ on the RDB is Rationalist Society of Australia President Meredith Doig.

Weekend Wrap for 21 December 2019

21 December 2019

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 21 December 2019.

Keeping Hillsong out of Public Schools

20 December 2019

One mum is taking on Hillsong Church in a bid to keep our public schools secular and free from proselytism.

BBQ Stopper: Peter Monk

19 December 2019

Today’s ‘sauce’ on the RDB is NSL President Peter Monk, kicking off our series of summer BBQ Stoppers!

Weekend Wrap for 14 December 2019

14 December 2019

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 14 December 2019.

Religious Discrimination Bill 2.0

12 December 2019

A second exposure draft has landed this week, and it is what you’d expect from a process that has ignored Australia’s secular majority.

Weekend Wrap for 7 December 2019

7 December 2019

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 7 December 2019.

VAD Passed in WA — What’s Next?

6 December 2019

We’re thrilled to see voluntary assisted dying (VAD) legislation pass the Upper House of the Western Australian state parliament, but what about other states?

Tanya Battel: Advancing VAD in Queensland

3 December 2019

Tanya Battel is giving all of her energy to advancing the cause for voluntary assisted dying (VAD) in her state of Queensland.

Weekend Wrap for 30 November 2019

30 November 2019

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 30 November 2019.

Taking action on non-religious discrimination

29 November 2019

“…our system is not operating the way it was designed.” Julian Burnside on separation of Church and State in Australia.

Marginalising the voice of Secular Australians

28 November 2019

The evidence paints a pretty compelling picture that faith groups are enjoying preferential access to the decision makers as the Morrison government drafts its widely criticised ‘religious freedom’ laws.