Chaplains decision a win for democracy

“Today’s decision of the High Court of Australia in Williams v The Commonwealth of Australia is a step in the right direction,” said Simon Breheny, Director of the Legal Rights Project at free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs.

The High Court has declared invalid legislation designed to protect the Commonwealth funding regime for chaplaincy programs in Continue Reading →

Liberal MPs must adhere to liberal values

Today I’ve sent a letter to every Liberal MP sitting in the Victorian and New South Wales parliaments. I’ve used the letter to remind them of the values to which they subscribe as members of the Liberal Party, following the disappointing decision of the NSW and Victorian Coalition governments to oppose proposals to restore of free speech in Australia:

I remind you of the values to which you adhere as Liberals. For example, in the federal Liberal Party platform it states Continue Reading →