Media Archive 2019


Ethics teachers graduate (Narooma News, 27 November)

Ethics classes coming to Batemans Bay (Primary Ethics News, 21 November)

Interview with regional Manager Julie Brown (Radio Northern Beaches, 19 & 20 November)

Interview with ethics teacher Imogen Boas radio (Radio Northern Beaches ,12 & 13 November

Interview with Jen Hunt from NSW and Primary Ethics’ Heidi McElnea (ABC South East, 7 November)

Ethical dilemma: volunteers needed (Pittwater Life, November edition)

Conference 2019: Reflecting on past challenges, planning for the future (Primary Ethics News, 2 November)

Bruce Hogan with Nick Rheinberger (ABC Wollongong,1 November)


Building knowledge and capacity for action on climate change (Primary Ethics News, 19 September 2019)

Volunteer of the Year Awards  (Primary Ethics News, 18 September 2019)

Complaint demonstrates overall success of ethics program (Primary Ethics News, 10 September 2019)

The Diversity Project (Primary Ethics News, 2 September 2019)


Getting philosophical (Daily Advertiser, 30 August 2019)

Evan Hannah speaks to Robbie Buck on Breakfast (ABC Sydney, 23 August 2019)

Why pilot ethics classes for year 7 students? (Primary Ethics News, 20 August 2019) (

Scripture or ethics? High school students will be able to choose next year ews, (Sydney Morning Herald, 20 August 2019)

Interview with ethics teacher Silas Dunstan (Mornings with Nick Rheinberger, ABC Illawarra 13 August 2019. Starts at 1.18)

A first: Uralla holds ethics teacher training (Uralla Wordsworth, 12 August 2019)


Interview with volunteer Elizabeth Ellis (Highlands FM Radio, 7 June 2019)

Goulburn West Public embraces ethics classes (Goulburn Post, 5 June 2019)

Primary Ethics: the chance to do something life-changing (Jordan’s Crossing Gazette, June Edition)


Ethics Teacher Training (Blue Mountains Gazette, 29 May 2019)

Armidale education: Ethics classes are being offered as an alternative to scripture in some public schools (Northern Daily Leader, 28 May 2018)

Oscar Wills interviews volunteer Wendy Harper (ABC Riverina, 24 May 2019)

Push for more ethics teachers in Illawarra schools (Illawarra Mercury, 23 May 2019)

Lindsay McDougall interviews Heidi McElnea (ABC Illawarra Drive, 20 May 2019 (starts at 2.21:50))

Ethics shaping young minds (Lakes Mail, 1 May 2019)


 Teach ethics in the east (The Beast, 17 April 2019)

Christine Woolnough interviews volunteer April Saunders (Hastings Community Radio 2WayFm, 15 April 2019)

Calling all ethics teachers (Echonet Daily, 4 April 2019)


Primary Ethics calls for volunteers to teach program in Hastings schools (Port Macquarie News 27 March 2019)

Ethics teachers in high demand as more parents opt out of religious studies in public schools (The Daily Telegraph 23 March 2019)

Heidi McElnea/Christine Woolnough radio interview (2WAY FM Port Macquarie 18 March 2019)

Ethics classes coming to the North West (NBN News 14 March 2019)

Jake finds his feet through ethics volunteer role (Camden Haven Courier 7 March 2019)

Region’s first volunteer teacher training sessions for ethics classes begin Armidale Express 5 March 2019)


Helping kids ponder ethical problems (Bellingen Courier-Sun 28 February 2019)


Primary Ethics Chair Bruce Hogan on doing the right thing (Australian Financial Review, 12 January 2019)

Primary Ethics on the Coffs Coast (Coffs Coast Focus January Edition)


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