The claim that an injecting room in Richmond, Victoria will save the lives of overdosing heroin users in Richmond does not appear to be backed by sound evidence, says the Australian Christian Lobby submission to a parliamentary committee considering drug policy.
Growing up, how many times did you hear the chestnut of parental wisdom – ‘respect your elders’?
Home-schooling parents in Victoria are concerned with proposed new regulations that allow the Government to control what they teach their children, largely destroying the benefits of homeschooling.
Moves are underway to remove sections of the criminal law in QLD that will abolish the partial defence of provocation.
You may have heard the phrase that prostitution is one of the world’s oldest professions, but that doesn’t make it just.
The best interests of the child must always come first and governments should not legislate changes that would deliberately deprive children of either a mother and a father. This is why ACL believes the current Adoption Legislation in Queensland should not be changed.
Last week on ABC News 24’s The Drum program, host Julia Baird unleashed on me for ACL’s apparent silence on the issue of domestic violence.
ACL submission to the National Health and Medical Research Council’s review of the draft ethical guidelines on the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology
The Tasmanian Department of Premier and Cabinet has put forward a proposal to amend the Tasmanian Constitution's preamble to recognise Aboriginal people.
Cairns MP, Rob Pyne, has introduced a private members bill named Abortion Law Reform (Women's Right to Choose) Amendment Bill 2016. If passed, the bill would remove provisions relating to abortion from the Criminal Code in Queensland. The bill is now before a committee which will consider the bill in detail.
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