The launch of the Victoria Votes website and ACL’s concerns over government funding for the gay rights lobby are the main topics ACL has received coverage on in the media during the past week.

Please see below for a wrap up of ACL’s coverage in the media since last Thursday.

  • ACL Victorian Director Rob Ward is quoted in last Friday’s The Age regarding the launch of the Victoria Votes website and concerns over the Victorian Government’s plans to fund a gay rights advisory body. Rob was also quoted on this issue in an article published in the Melbourne Community Voice gay newspaper and in an article posted on Christian Today Australia.

  • ACL is referred to in an article in the Sunday Age regarding the Victorian Government’s decision to reject a proposal to allow humanism to be taught in primary schools during time allocated for religious education. An editorial in the Sunday Age also refers to the ACL.

  • ACL’s opposition to gay marriage is referred to in an article in Sunday’s Brisbane Times. ACL Managing Director Jim Wallace is also quoted on this issue in Christian Today Australia.

  • The latest ‘Politics in Focus’ television segment on the Adventist Media Network and other outlets sees ACL managing director Jim Wallace interviewed by David Gibbons about the Victoria Votes website and moves to wind back abortions in SA and Canada. You can view ‘Politics in Focus’ on the front page of this website.

  • This week’s ‘Political Spot’ presented by Glynis Quinlan (broadcast on Canberra’s 1Way FM and some other Christian stations) features an interview with ACL research officer Ben Williams about a move by Family First in South Australia to ensure women are better informed about alternatives to abortion. There’s also an interview with ACL Victorian Director Rob Ward about the launch of a website to inform Christian voters in the lead up to the November 27 state election. Please click here to download the November 9 edition of the ‘Political Spot’.

  • On Monday morning ACL Public Relations Manager Glynis Quinlan was interviewed by Tracy Weare for Vision Radio Network’s 20-20 program on moves to wind back abortions in SA, gay marriage, and the Victoria Votes website.