Yesterday we received the following news:
The Minister for Education, Martin Dixon, released what is called a ‘standard response’ to Coalition MPs.
It was never the government’s intention to ban lunchtime student prayer groups or religious clubs at school. The Minister for Education, the Hon. Martin Dixon MP, has directed his department to amend its policy guidance to be consistent with the government’s intent.
The Victorian Government continues to support the principle that freedoms of religion, association and expression must not be impeded.
The Minister has also told ABC radio that students are free to exchange Bibles at school.
I want to thank you for taking action. I hope you will join with me in thanking Mr Dixon for addressing our concerns and for his commitment to freedom of religion and association.
His email address is
But this is but the start!
For those of you who read the legislation You would haver seen that there are four registered providers of SRI In Victoria:(please click on and read, as there are many other concerning parts to this legislation)
Christianity ACCESS Ministries, see: ACCESS Ministries
Catholicism Catholic Education Office
Islam Arkan Toledo/Islamic Council of Victoria
Judaism United Jewish Education Board
Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Orthodox Christianity, Bahá’í faith and others http://religionsforpeaceaustralia.org.au/
I get really concerned when I see the push of Islam/ sharia law into our schools especially when I see the trail of destruction around the world
Irak, Iran, Syria, Cyprus, Turkey….the growing list of persecution of Christians and Jews.
John for the Kingdom Builders Team