About this inquiry

The Committee will inquire into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief.


Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

27 Oct 2017: Canberra
07 Jun 2017: East Melbourne, VIC
06 Jun 2017: Sydney, NSW


Inquiry Status

Accepting submissions


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Media Releases

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01 Dec 2017: Laws protecting freedom of religion reviewed
26 Oct 2017: Examining the protections to freedom of religion or belief
05 Jun 2017: Freedom of religion or belief hearings in Sydney and Melbourne
13 Dec 2016: Protecting Freedom of Religion or Belief

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2313
Fax: +61 2 6277 2221