ADDED ON: 10/17/2018

Senate to Force Debate on LGBTI Teacher Protections Before Wentworth Byelection

10/16/2018 | The Guardian

The Senate will debate discrimination protections for LGBT teachers on Wednesday and Thursday after a motion moved jointly by Richard Di Natale and Penny Wong was accepted without a vote. The tactic to force debate on the Greens private senator’s bill means the issue will be considered before the Wentworth byelection on Saturday, despite Scott Morrison refusing to give bipartisan support for ending religious exemptions to discrimination law for teachers and school staff.


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