Freedom of religion or belief
Australia is committed to promoting and protecting the right to freedom of religion or belief for all. Religious freedom and tolerance are fundamental characteristics of societies committed to openness, liberty, and pluralism, and vital ingredients to the health and long-term success of all societies.
- Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women Marise Payne to the Ministerial Forum of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance, 17 November 2020
- Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women Marise Payne to the Ministerial to Advance Freedom of Religion or Belief, 16 November 2020