Fairness & Justice

16 12, 2019

Israel Folau and the Fight for Freedom

By |2019-12-16T00:27:37+11:00December 16th, 2019|Australia, Authors, Fairness & Justice, Faith, Freedom, Identity Politics|1 Comment

Back in 2017 I flew down to Tasmania to interview the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Hobart, Julian Porteous. The Archbishop had been brought before the Anti-Discrimination Board simply for producing a booklet outlining the traditional Christian understanding of marriage. But the real reason I went ...read more

6 12, 2019

Israel Folau versus Rugby Australia—Who Won?

By |2019-12-06T10:34:26+11:00December 6th, 2019|Australia, Authors, Fairness & Justice, Faith, Freedom, Identity Politics|5 Comments

Eight months after Rugby Australia sacked star fullback Israel Folau for expressing his faith on Instagram, the two parties have settled out of court for an undisclosed sum. Many Australians—and people the world over—have watched this story with interest, because of its implications for religious ...read more

3 12, 2019

Should a Secular Court Decide if Izzy Folau is a Christian?

By |2019-12-02T11:49:17+11:00December 3rd, 2019|Australia, Authors, Fairness & Justice, Faith, Freedom, Identity Politics|0 Comments

Should a secular court have the power to decide if Izzy Folau is Christian? That’s what may happen if the Federal government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill – to have been tabled in Parliament last week – becomes law [UPDATE: it will be delayed until 2020]. ...read more

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