Government Funding

ozatheist on October 5th, 2008

Image by Getty Images via Daylife For the first time ever the NSW Government is assisting in funding the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras! I heard this piece of news on Friday then promptly forgot about it, fortunately a new reader, Jimmy, reminded me about the funding of the Catholic World Youth Day, which [...]

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ozatheist on June 27th, 2008

In answer to a question on another forum I stated that one of the reasons Catholics are being ‘picked on’ lately is because they are making themselves such easy targets. What with Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD)  and all the apologetics saying how wonderful it’s going to be.  Not to mention they are an out-dated, [...]

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ozatheist on April 4th, 2008

I know I’ve been a bit light-on with my postings lately, I’ve been struggling with what to say. What with Sean reporting on the Mercy Ministries debacle, The Frame Problem reporting on the Church of Scientology (CoS), and Pharyngula, plus many others, reporting on the ‘Expelled from Expelled’ debacle, I feel like I haven’t been [...]

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ozatheist on February 20th, 2008

Got an interesting email today regarding my submission to the ABS for changes to the religion question in Census 2011. This is the full text of the message: Dear Census Client Mr Brian Pink, the Australian Statistician, recently highlighted to the government that the ABS budget situation for 2008-09 and beyond involved insufficient funds to [...]

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