Tag: parliament

Senator’s campaign just a cover for a new tax

23 July 2010 Last week’s Senate inquiry into the private member’s bill, the Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010, was only allowed to

Senate has no role silencing mental illness debate

For Immediate Release10 March 2010 The Church of Scientology rejects attempts by psychiatrists to use the Senate to try and gag an organisation because of

Information About the Church of Scientology and Recent Issues

February 2010by the Church of Scientology Australia TABLE OF CONTENTS i.     Executive Summary ii.    Chapter 1: The false allegation of forced abortions iii.   Chapter

Judging religion and charity

22 July 2010 Senator Nick Xenophon’s back-door approach to bring Scientology under scrutiny through an ill-conceived Tax Amendment Bill on charities has had the effect of alarming

Statement From The Church of Scientology

The Church of Scientology welcomes today’s decision by the major parties to refuse to support Senator Nick Xenophon’s call for an inquiry into the Church

The Scientology Inquisition

The Senate, Scientology and Steve: CRIKEYMonday, 15 March 2010 / Niall Clugston writes: Re. “Sport yes, taxpayer subsidy of abuse no — the logic of Senate inquiries” (yesterday,

Statement From The Church of Scientology

11 March, 2010 For more information, contact: Vicki Dunstan (02) 9638-5200 public_affairs@scientology.net.au The Church of Scientology welcomes the major parties’ decision today not to support

Counterpunch: Church of Scientology on Xenophon

www.counterpunch.com By: Virginia Stewart There are few modern politicians enthusiastic about using the powers of parliament to interfere in religious belief. And there is a

Xenophon ‘ignored Scientology invite’ AAP

November 20,2009, 9:07 am The Church of Scientology says independent senator Nick Xenophon ignored an invitation to meet with church officials before he used parliamentary

Church of Scientology response to Nick Xenophon

news.com.au November 18, 2009 12:00am THE following is the full statement issued by the Church of Scientology in response to Nick Xenophon’s speech in the