The New South Wales leaders’ forum, Make It Count, dominated news the ACL featured in this week.  However, there was also interviews regarding chaplaincy, same-sex marriage and protection of religious freedom.

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

Coverage of MAKE IT COUNT NSW:

  • SMH’s article (11/02/2011) about Make It Count NSW quoting NSW State Director David Hutt

  • NSW Director David Hutt spoke with ABC News about Make it Count NSW 14/02/2011

  • SMH’s article (16/02/2011) “Leaders reject abortion change” quoting David Hutt

  • David Hutt interviewed by 2SM on protection of religious freedom 16/02/2011

  • ABC News 0745am Bulletin 16/02/2011

  • David Hutt interviewed by Hope 103.2’s Katrina Roe about Make It Count

  • MIC reported in Sydney Anglican’s article “Keneally vs O’Farrell, almost”

  • MIC reported in news.com.au article “No devil dealing with the Greens in NSW election – Barry O’Farrell”

  • MIC reported in Life Network Australia post “Abortion in Australia”  16/02/2011


o   MD Jim Wallace was quoted in The Age’s “Holy unrest over religious right to discriminate” 13/02/2011 see here and The SMH’s “ ‘Appalling’ law lets schools expel gay students” on the 12/02/2011 see here

o   VIC Director Rob Ward was quoted in The Age’s “Religious groups to regain bias rights” on 13/02/2011 about religious freedom. See here

o   VIC Director Rob Ward was quoted in The Age’s “Non-religious chaplains idea angers Christians”on 13/02/2011 about chaplaincy. See here

o   COS Lyle Shelton interviewed by Channel Ten’s 6pm with George Negus program about same-sex marriage on the 14/02/2011. See here