• We asked for your help… and then this happened!

    Post after post on the Hyatt Canberra’s Facebook page on Tuesday was filled with bitter bile and obscenity directed at ACL. Pearl clutching, haters, bigots, faeces, racist, and cult were just some of the vile insults urging the Hyatt to cancel our booking to hold our National Conference there this weekend....
  • Pick of the News – Thursday 23 October 2014

    Abortion ‘My babies are living proof abortion limit must change’ The Christian Institute A mother whose twins were born under the abortion limit says her boys are “living proof” that the law should change. Kelly Hough is the latest mother to speak out powerfully on the issue of abortion, and...
  • Pick of the News – Wednesday 22 October 2014

    Bioethics Adult stem cell treatments show promise The Christian Institute Scientists have offered hope to people who suffer from blindness and brittle bone disease, as a result of promising new techniques using adult stem cells. The progress affirms the greater effectiveness of adult stem cell research compared to controversial embryonic...
  • Pick of the News – Tuesday 21 October 2014

    Children & Family Apple and Facebook should not commodify pregnancy Mal Fletcher – On Line Opinion Apple and Facebook have announced plans to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. This, say the tech giants, will boost the performance of women in their employ. The companies seem to...
  • Savings should be used to resettle more refugees

    The multi-billion dollar savings from the wind-down of detention centres should now be channelled into doubling the refugee intake, Australian Christian Lobby Managing Director Lyle Shelton said today....
  • ACL to campaign against Vic Labor’s anti-religious freedom push

    The Australian Christian Lobby will campaign against a Victorian Labor policy to take away religious freedom from Christian schools and organisations. ACL’s Victorian Director Dan Flynn said Christian schools and organisations should have the same rights as political parties to select staff who share their ethos and values....
  • The growing threat to religious freedom

    Two cases in the USA demonstrate the growing conflict between anti-discrimination laws and the right to freely practice one’s faith. The “Houston Five” pastors have been ordered by the city to hand over sermons and other communications. An Idaho couple who have run a chapel and conducted weddings for 25...
  • Faith and politics and the National Prayer Breakfast

    Senator David Fawcett is the Treasurer of the Parliamentary Christian Fellowship whose annual National Prayer Breakfast is coming up next week. In this Political Spot interview the Senator talks about the Fellowship and about the importance of the Christian faith to him as a person and as a politician....
  • How to engage on the tough issues.

    Karl Faase is the CEO of Olive Tree Media. He’s one of Australia’s most experienced Christian radio and television personalities, and was formerly the senior pastor of Gymea Baptist Church in Sydney. He is also speaking at ACL’s upcoming National Conference. In this Political Spot interview, Karl talks about the importance...
  • Pick of the News – Monday 20 October 2014

    Charities & NFP Mining downturn forcing more to turn to charities Mackay Daily Mercury An alarming number of people have sought help from charities as a result of financial difficulty in the face of the mining downturn. The Salvation Army reported reaching out to 1300 families in the past 12...


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