Religious Instruction to end in Victorian state schools

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The Victorian state government has announced religious instruction classes will be taken out of the curriculum in state schools.  Tegan McNeill reports.

The Victorian State Government has announced religious instruction classes will be taken out of the curriculum in state schools and replaced with respectful relationships education from the start of next year.

Some schools have already adopted the curriculum, one of them is Mount Ridley College located in the city of Hume, which has the second highest rate of family violence in the state.

Reporter Tegan McNeill visited Mount Ridley College and the Fawkner police station in Melbourne’s outer east and spoke with people involved in the program.

 

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