Many local councils in Australia commence their meetings with prayer. Case law in the United Kingdom holds that English local councils do not have power to commence their meetings with prayer. This article argues that the reasoning of the UK case law applies with equal force in Australia with the result that the practice of many Australian local councils of incorporating prayers into their formal meetings is unlawful.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Alternative Law Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
- Administrative law
- human rights
- local government
- religion and government