The following diagrams give us a timeline of the history of SRE both in Australia and more specifically in NSW.
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Rawlinson Report (1980) quotes:
In the Committee’s view, religion as a distinctive dimension of study can make an educationally valid contribution to various facets of the child’s development: intellectual, social, moral and spiritual….
… home, school and community are not completely separate entities, but have mutually supportive roles in education….
…. that the community should be involved in schools. The SRE program could provide considerable scope for community involvement.
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