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Religious racism

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Tony Magrathea
62B Cooroora Street

Total Signatures - 329

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 23/07/2020

Closing Date: 8/09/2020

Tabled Date: 9/09/2020

Responded By: Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk MP on 9/12/2020

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House certain religious organisations operating in Queensland have a prime belief that a supreme being created the Earth about 6000 years ago. This is an anathema to many sciences and in particular to Aboriginal culture which is 60,000 to 120,000 years old. The creationist religions effectively deny Aboriginal history and culture thereby breaching our racist vilification laws.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to ensure that religious organisations preaching that a supreme being created the Earth about 6000 years ago not receive any State government assistance, exemptions, subsidies or funding.