There was a resolution passed unanimously at ALP National Conference on Labor’s commitment:
A. To remove all exemptions for religious schools from the Sex Discrimination Act and the Fair Work Act
B. To provide a positive entitlement to permit religious schools to require teachers and staff to act in their professional roles in ways that uphold the values and ethos of the faith.
The resolution was moved by Senator Kristina Keneally, seconded by Senator Louise Pratt, and supported by IEUA WA Branch General Secretary Angela Briant.