Humanist Society of Victoria – Statement of Purposes

Registered under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 as Association A0020272M

A. To help create a civil society in which people can lead an ethical and fulfilling life, relying co-operatively on reason, ingenuity, creativity and compassion, free from supernatural beliefs. This philosophical approach to life respects the dignity of every individual and is called Humanism.

B. To work on behalf of non-religious people in Victoria who seek to lead an ethical life.

C. To support the human rights and civil liberties of individuals and groups, especially those experiencing discrimination.

D. To promote secular education as a means of helping peoples of different beliefs to live harmoniously together.

Revised 22 November 2018