Case Type: Freedom of Conscience

Marcus – Denied Job Due to Religious Discrimination

10TH FEBRUARY, 2021

Marcus* is a support worker who helps troubled youth in the community. He is also a Christian and holds traditional views on sexuality.  As part of his role, Marcus was asked to sit a psychological…

Riley Soares – Excluded from College

10TH FEBRUARY, 2021

Riley is a practicing Catholic who is same-sex attracted but lives a celibate life in accordance with Catholic teaching. Riley stood for traditional marriage during the 2017 marriage campaign and was outspoken about his opposition…

Byron and Keira Hordyk – Denied the Ability to Foster

10TH FEBRUARY, 2021

Byron and Keira Hordyk love children and have three children of their own. As committed Christians, they are always looking for ways to be of service to others. Knowing that so many children are born…

Dr Weerakoon – Reputation and Career Attacked

10TH FEBRUARY, 2021

Dr. Patricia Weerakoon was born in Sri Lanka and trained as a doctor in her home country and the United States. She has been an academic sexologist living in Australia for decades and has devoted…

Jason Tey – Christian Business Targeted by Activists

10TH FEBRUARY, 2021

Jason Tey is a celebrated wedding photographer. He was named as one of the Top 150 international wedding photographers in 2016 by SLR Lounge and won the pre-wedding category in the 2018 International Wedding Photographer…

Maria – Doctors’ Conscience Rights

11TH NOVEMBER, 2020

Maria* is a general practitioner who has studied hard and enjoys serving people through her job. Like many doctors she has conscientious convictions about various things, including family and bioethics – convictions that she abides…

Dr Kok – Disciplined by Medical Board for Religious Convictions

11TH NOVEMBER, 2020

Dr Jereth Kok is a Victorian family doctor with over fifteen years of experience and an unblemished record of medical practice. The Medical Board received two anonymous complaints about Dr Kok’s personal social media posts…

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