Free, compulsory, and secular
Secular Public Education Limited is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, and is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. Our primary charitable purposes are promoting or protecting human rights, promoting or opposing changes to laws, government policies or practices, and advancing education.
While advising and advocating for parents, caregivers, concerned citizens and relevant organisations Australia wide, we are actively pursuing change to government laws and policies regarding religious instruction and federally funded religious chaplains in Australian public schools. It is also our belief that many of the same government laws and policies are in breach of, and may be challenged under, Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
We are proud to announce that the development of our flagship project, Faith, Philosophy, and Fable – a history of human contemplation, has commenced. Supported by exciting and engaging graded multimedia resources and materials, FP&F will explore human contemplation from the earliest possible manifestations some 300,000 years ago. From Middle Paleolithic burial rites and rituals through the anthropomorphic ‘Lion Man’ figurine of c. 38,000 BCE, to the Sumerian deities of the 3rd millennium BCE, Mesopotamian mythology, the development of eastern and western philosophies and belief systems and The Enlightenment, Faith, Philosophy, and Fable – a history of human contemplation will comprehensively observe the astonishing history of human thought—the how, when, where, and why.
Please feel free to contact us regarding any concerns relating to religious instruction, chaplaincy, or any other challenges to the secular quality of your public school. You will receive a prompt response, and be discreetly assisted to the best of our ability. Should your need for advice and support be urgent, please phone 0478 030 705. For regular information and news updates, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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