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Religious discrimination bill's failure sits firmly with the government

Simon Cowan
By Simon Cowan
February 11 2022 - 6:25pm
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has had a week to forget. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The Morrison government has pulled its religious discrimination bill after it was clear that Senate amendments would fundamentally change the nature of the protection being offered. The process of this legislation, which stems from the 2018 Ruddock Review, has now been completely derailed.

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Simon Cowan

Simon Cowan

Canberra Times columnist

Simon Cowan is research director at the Centre for Independent Studies and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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