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 AIMS OF FIRIS

  • Maintain an inclusive school curriculum that does not require any student to withdraw from class on account of different religious beliefs.
  • Formally cease the practice of volunteer-run special religious instruction (SRI) during school hours.
  • Follow an objective, fair and balanced comparative syllabus for education about religions and beliefs.
  • Treat all religious organisations who wish to use the school facilities outside of the school day with transparent and equitable policies.

FIRIS is a parent-driven grassroots effort.  More, you say?

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Fairness In Religions In School

Nick Cater gives a rousing argument for why Australians should be proud to live in a secular country. A fantastic summary that is worth noting by anyone in Australia who values the role of secular principles in their country.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZ2uQ6vL4-w ... See MoreSee Less

"Faith-based Religious Education Has No Place in Public Schools" Nick Cater speaking for the negative. DEBATE SUMMARY: By the late 19th century, all Australi...

1 week ago

Chuan ChewIn the context of the debate, his discussion of Australia's secular history was a very stylish own goal.7 days ago

Tom RottllerWho is Nick batting for as I thought that was for debating FOR SRI in schools???This is enlightened material and wonderful to hear especially when people claims that this country is founded upon xianity or xian principles.One thing. he said that the settlement of Sydney was July 26th, 1788 when I thought it was January 26th, 1788 as both of those days were a Saturday.7 days ago

Lara WoodVery smart.........no need for the rest.7 days ago

Gregory SteptoweInteresting that Nick said that Australians are free to worship any God but none. Does this make belief in God compulsory??! What about the freedom to question the need for a God in the first place?6 days ago