Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs has been announced as the 2018 Australian Humanist of the Year. The award is testament to her consistent determination to promote human rights. She received her award at the post convention dinner of the 2018 Australian Humanist Convention. Media release here More about Gillian Triggs here
CAHS submission to the Government's review of freedom of religion argues that freedom of belief and conscience for everyone should be the goal. Read our submission here
The Australian Humanist movement strongly supports marriage equality and welcomes both the strong postal survey result in favor of marriage equality and the legislating of marriage equality into law in Australia in late 2017. We welcome and celebrate this important social change.
For more see the marriage equality page on this website
The 2017 rele3ase of the 2016 Census results show more and more Australians are turning away from religion. Humanism offers a values based alternative to religion, an alternative that does not rely on imaginary super beings. the good news is that Humanism offers an evidence based value system that can replace the system of values based on religion. More on Humanism, the census and religion here and here