August 22, 2008 4
The Australian $80 billion not-for-profit sector is facing two reviews, one by Treasury and one by a Senate Committee, which entails a long overdue look at tax exemption for the unrelated-to-religion commercial businesses of the churches, writes Max Wallace.
July 2, 2008
This wouldn’t happen in the US! Wearing a T-shirt that the NSW police don’t like might get you arrested, in and around World Youth Day, an event organized by the Catholic Church that will see the Pope coming to Sydney etc. Unbelievable. SMH, ABC, and according to The Australian, “Strip searches okayed for WYD“. Julian […]
July 1, 2008 5
Jeff Wall investigates what's behind the split that's not a split in the Anglican Church.
June 12, 2008 10
Many people use religion. It provides them benefits we can’t ignore. However, it also causes health, social and economic harm, writes Michael Gordon-Smith.
May 29, 2008 7
The totally expected decision to reject the application for an Islamic school seems to have drawn ignorant statements on one side and ridiculous statements on the other, writes Keysar Trad.
May 28, 2008 15
Today’s commercial radio talkback was crackling with the “good news” that Camden had been “saved. anything but, writes Alex Mitchell.
May 2, 2008 31
It’s a bit tricky being an atheist sometimes, confesses Bernard Keane.
April 29, 2008 4
Somebody finally told Todd McKenney to shut up. Sophie Black wonders why it took so long.
June 29, 2007
From a lot of cultural indicators, you'd think that religious belief in Australia was on the increase. But if we move from the world of rhetoric to the world of hard data, the picture is quite different.