Humanist Community Workers: A project for Australian Humanism

Written by Lyndon Storey and Published Mon, 27/03/2017 - 00:00

Lyndon Storey will be presenting on this topic at the upcoming Australian Humanist Convention 2017. Purchase your tickets online today!

Tags: Australian Humanist Convention 2017, community, Foundations, Worldview, organized Humanism

Alternative Facts and Truthiness

Written by Alison Courtice and Published Mon, 23/01/2017 - 13:01
Sean Spicer addressing the press from inside the White House

I made some slight changes to President Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer's first "speech" to make it sound a lot more truthful. Enjoy- 


Recap: The Future of Organised Humanism in Australia

Written by Scott Sharrad and Published Tue, 10/01/2017 - 12:40

On Friday May 27, 2016 after the Annual General Meeting of the Council of Australian Humanist Societies delegates participated in a discussion workshop about the future of organised Humanism in Australia and its role.

Tags: organised Humanism, future, community, advocacy, education, discussion

Humanism and Artificial Intelligence

Written by Mary-Anne Cosgrove and Published Sat, 05/11/2016 - 11:43

Mary-Anne Cosgrove discusses a recent discussion group held by the ACT Humanist Society on the implications of Artificial Intelligence from a Humanist perspective and shares some of the questions and issues discussed

Tags: AH 124, Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness

The Pride Cup: A Case Study in Tackling Homophobia in Sport

Written by Rosslyn Ives and Published Thu, 03/11/2016 - 17:19

Jason Ball spoke about his journey coming out as a gay AFL player at the recent Australian National Humanist Convention and how it led him to be the activist for secular, gay and mental health rights in Australia.

Tags: AH 124, Young AHoY, Pride, LGBTI+

Latest News

Right-to-Die Campaigner recognised as Australian Humanist of the Year 2017

Published Wed, 01/03/2017 - 14:53
Dr Rodney Syme; Australian Humanist of the Year 2017
Dr Rodney Syme; Australian Humanist of the Year 2017 and right-to-die campaigner
Tags: Australian Humanist of the Year, AHOY, Right to die, Right-to-die, assisted dying, voluntary euthanasia

Humanists reject marriage equality plebiscite

Published Wed, 14/09/2016 - 12:32

Today, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has introduced legislation to hold a marriage equality plebiscite in Parliament.

This plebiscite has been rejected by the people most affected by the issue; LGBTIQ+ Australians who will have to endure the campaign. A campaign that will no doubt be characterised by hateful rhetoric from bigoted religious extremists and fundamentalists.

The Council of Australian Humanist Societies does not support this plebiscite.


Brand new Web Site

Published Thu, 01/09/2016 - 18:44

The Council of Australian Humanist Societies inc is excited to launch our brand new website! 

In the past various past CAHS committee's of CAHS have had trouble in maintaining our web presence due to a variety of reasons (skills being the main one). It is hoped that this redesigned site with a brand new backend will make it much easier for our committeed volunteers to maintain and upload new and interesting articles regularly.


Humanist of the Year awards for 2016 Announced

Published Sun, 08/05/2016 - 03:44

The Council of Australian Humanist Societies inc is pleased to announce the recipients of Australian Humanist of the Year and Young Australian Humanist of the Year.

Tags: News