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Christian schools could be exposed in draft discrimination laws

Sarah Lansdown
Jasper Lindell
By Sarah Lansdown, and Jasper Lindell
June 1 2022 - 7:30pm
Human Rights Minister Tara Cheyne said the amendments were about making the legislation simpler and easier to understand. Picture: Matt Loxton

Christian schools are concerned they may not be exempt from proposed new discrimination laws, which would restrict the ability of religious bodies to employ people based on their faith.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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