On this page, you will find a wealth of resources on freethought, humanism and religion, whether you are a researcher, teacher or student or are just interested in finding out more about the world of humanism.

Humanism – What’s It All About?

Humanism is a way of life that values human flourishing, freedom and the pursuit of knowledge. Humanists accept that we are responsible for our own futures and that this life is the only life we have. It is up to all of us to make the most of it and to help others do the same. Humanists inspire us to use our power of reason and our natural feeling of compassion to help create a better world in which each of us can reach our full potential.

Read more

Articles

Intro to the articles content – Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Council renounces prayer

Council renounces prayer

It was in May 2021 when Councillor Victor Franco, who is a Humanist, lodged an objection to the long-standing practice in the City of Boroondara of commencing official Council meetings with a prayer invoking the glory of almighty God. Secular-minded residents banded...

A humanist ethics framework for promoting human rights

A humanist ethics framework for promoting human rights

By James Wilson On 18 Aug 2023 · in Human Rights and Welfare, Humanist Strategy Add Comment The current Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into the reintroduction of a human rights framework has given Humanists an opportunity to ask some key questions about what human...

Links and resources

Our collects of links and resources

Humanist Organisations – Overseas

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

HSV Submissions

Podcasts

Radio interview with Leslie Allan (Humanists Victoria Vice President) and Paul Tonson on 3WBC 94.1 FM, 5 September 2019 on the intersection between religious belief and a humanist outlook

Radio interview with Stephen Stuart (HSV President) on SYN 90.7, 24 September 2013 on teaching ethics in schools

Radio interview with Leslie Allan (Humanists Victoria Vice President) and Paul Tonson on 3WBC 94.1 FM, 5 September 2019 on the intersection between religious belief and a humanist outlook

Video