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National School Chaplaincy Program news

Great news on the National School Chaplaincy Program: Intervening State Governments supporting the Plaintiff’s (Ron Williams) contentions that a funding agreement between the Commonwealth and Scripture Union Queensland is beyond the executive power conferred on the Commonwealth… Western Australia July 1, 2011 New South Wales July 18, 2011 Victoria July 20, 2011 South Australia July [...]

Say NO to Chaplains: new campaign launched! #NSCP #StopNSCP

Since the introduction of the National School Chaplaincy Program by the Howard government, close to half a billion dollars has been spent on largely unqualified chaplains, while real pastoral care from professional counsellors is pitifully thin on the ground. Furthermore, the NSCP may be illegal. The constitution prohibits religious tests for public office, and yet [...]