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Victorian Opposition’s ‘Safe Schools’ policy welcomed
Monday, August 15, 2016


 The so-called ‘Safe Schools’ program has led to more bullying – it should be replaced by a genuine anti-bullying program

 

FamilyVoice Victoria director Peter Stevens has welcomed the recent affirmation by the Victorian Liberal Nationals Coalition of its earlier promise to scrap the controversial “Safe Schools” program if elected to govern.  The Coalition would replace it with a broad anti-bullying program, engaging parents and teaching mutual respect – without an ideological agenda.

“Opposition Whip Andrew Katos confirmed this policy in an email to me on Friday,” Peter Stevens said.  “Victorian parents will be relieved to know there is now at least one side of parliament that shares their concerns about children being bullied if they do not support the ‘Safe Schools’ political propaganda.  Its ideology – promoting same-sex marriage and multi-genderism – has even been taught in high school science lessons, without parental knowledge or consent.

“I hope Premier Dan Andrews will reconsider his tyrannical edict forcing all Victorian state high schools to teach the program next year, “ Mr Stevens said.  “The loss of the federal seat of Chisholm to the Liberals on 2 July, in part because of opposition to the ‘Safe Schools’ ideology, is a reminder that parents care – and they vote.”  

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