MEDIA RELEASE For release: Wednesday, 28th August 2013
The Australian Christian Lobby is pleased to launch an iPhone App that it hopes will revolutionise online political activism.
ACL’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton said the app has been six months in the making and will make it easier for people to get in touch with parliamentarians.
“Based on users’ data, the app identifies their local MP and how they can reach them,” he said.
ACL is putting the new App to good use this election, make the parties’ responses to its election questionnaire available through the App.
“In the lead up to the election this will be invaluable information people can view to help them cast an informed vote,” he said.
Other features of the App include:
- The latest updates from ACL in your state and nationally.
- ACL's weekly radio program, 'The Political Spot'.
- Push notifications let you know about new campaigns. Know when to send an email or sign a petition.
- An ability to share ACL campaigns through Facebook, Twitter and email.
“We’ve developed this App in response to changes in the way people interact and use mobile phones to read news, respond to issues and share information with others,” Mr Shelton said.
The ACL is in the process of developing an android version. The iPhone app can be downloaded free of charge from the Apple Store here