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Court win for Christian foster care applicants is a victory for common sense and a fair go

27 January 2023

4:00 AM

27 January 2023

4:00 AM

In 2017, West Australian couple Byron and Keira Hordyk were rejected as ‘unsafe’ by fostering agency, Wanslea Family Services, to provide foster care to vulnerable infants and toddlers in the child protection system. Their application was rejected because of their traditional Christian views on marriage and sex.

Five years later, the Hordyks have won their legal case against Wanslea and been awarded damages.

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