Prayer as public policy; Religious Discrimination Bill, Anti-abortion activism in NSW, Building Resilience in Communities Affected by Fires and Covid

Friday, 24 April 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Prayer as public policy: Philip Almond on praying for rain vs real climate policy. 

Religious Discrimination Bill: Tim O'Connor from Amnesty Internationaltells us why the draft Religious Discrimination Bill released in September 2019 takes Australia "back to the dark ages", and highlights and the need for a national Bill of Rights.

Decriminalisation of abortion in New South Wales: Dr Prudence Flowers from Flinders University describes the infuence of the US Anti-abortion strategies in Australia.

 Disaster and SurvivalA conversation with  Fiona York, Centre for Rural Communities, about building resilience and learning from communities affected by fires in East Gippsland and now COVID 19.