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Alcuin
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Atheist Australia
on: August 28, 2015, 20:36

"...4.7 million (22.2 per cent) Australians picked "no religion", or wrote down agnosticism, atheism, humanism or rationalism. The "no religion" option was in a difficult-to-find location under the "other please specify" box."
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/is-australia-losing-its-religion-20150827-gj94ts.html#ixzz3k8k1xD6w

http://atheistfoundation.org.au/

http://humanist.org.au/

Aboriginal atheism....
http://blog.nsrn.net/2014/02/14/launch-series-nonreligion-among-australian-aboriginal-peoples/

No worries! G'day.



Alcuin
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Re: Atheist Australia
on: June 9, 2016, 11:02

The Census question in Australia still lists humanism as a religion, but it is less misleading than the UK one which starts with the presumption that most people have a religion...

Quote: On the 2016 census, the opportunity to choose ‘No religion’ is now at the top of the list, giving people the chance to consider their answer first. Unquote.

And they offer an education for Brits too...
http://freethinker.co.uk/2016/06/08/education-minister-vows-to-act-over-christian-propaganda/
while the Tory UKGov keep non-religious world views out of "Religious Education", apparently ignoring the UK's Supreme Court ruling.

https://humanism.org.uk/2015/11/25/judge-rules-government-broke-the-law-in-excluding-humanism-from-school-curriculum/

http://www.itv.com/news/2015-12-28/schools-must-teach-that-britain-is-a-mainly-christian-country/

Australia - sunshine and common sense?

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