Furious debate as teachers at Islamic College of SA's West Croydon campus ordered to wear hijab or face sack

The Daily Telegraph 12 February 2013
By Bryan Littlely

TWO female teachers from the Islamic College of South Australia have gone to court to fight against being unfairly dismissed based, in part, on their attire being considered inappropriate.

The teachers were sacked last year by the West Croydon school, which issued a warning to all female teachers - Muslim and non-Muslim - to wear a hijab head scarf or face the sack.

One of the teachers has taken a case of unfair dismissal to the civil court while the other's claim is being heard by Fair Work Australia. (continue reading...)