Statement of Democratic Principles

Loreto Toorak is committed to the principles of a liberal democracy. 
  • We believe in an accountable, democratically elected government. 
  • We respect and observe the rule of law and believe that no person is above the law. 
  • We believe in equal rights for all before the law, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender, or other attributes. 
  • We believe not only in the freedom of religion, but also the need to practice tolerance and understanding of others' beliefs. 
  • We believe in the value of freedom of speech and freedom of association, yet also acknowledge that we have a responsibility not to abuse this freedom. 
  • We believe in the values of openness and tolerance, and value and respect all members of the school community regardless of background.