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  • QLD Prostitution Decriminalisation Bill

    On 15 February 2024, Yvette D’Ath, the Queensland Attorney-General, Minister for Justice and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, tabled a Bill to fully decriminalise prostitution in Queensland.  If passed, Ms. D’Ath’s Bill will effectively treat prostitution like any other legitimate “work”, but without the protections that other work with risk attracts.… Read More

  • Qld: Sex Self-ID Bill final vote

    The ACL along with over 175 organisations and individuals who made submissions opposingthe Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill (2022) will be carefully watching theQueensland Parliament during its next sitting week commencing Tuesday 13 June. According to the Parliamentary hearing transcript, experts testified during the CommitteeInquiry that sex is immutable and that changing the birth… Read More

  • Qld: Tele-health abortion is dangerous for women

    The Palaszczuk government is attempting to quietly rush through a tele-health abortion service which would result in the widespread distribution of MS-2 Step (mifepristone / misoprostol) in Queensland. Read More

  • QLD: Government bill undermines birth records, parental rights and women’s safety

    The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill 2022 was introduced by Attorney General, Shannon Fentiman, on the last Parliamentary sitting day of last year. Then, public submissions closed on 11 January, allowing the minimum of exposure. The Bill will legalise the falsification of Birth Certificates by allowing any person over the age of 16 to… Read More

  • ACT Government pushes through radical drug law reform

    The ACT Government has ignored the concerns of ACT Police, the Australian Federal Police Association, and 1,800 ACT residents who have signed a petition sponsored by Jeremy Hanson MLA. Read More

  • Brisbane Councillor wants to ban objections to Drag Queen Storytime

    After Brisbane City Council rejected the concerns of over 7,000 citizens about Drag Queen Storytime in public libraries, a Councillor also wants to ban petitions to Brisbane City Council that contain so-called ‘hate speech’ that is ‘harmful and discriminatory.’ Read More

  • ACT: Overreach on Drug Decriminalisation

    The ACT Government’s decision to decriminalise the use of hard drugs represents a massive overreach of a government which has failed to listen to its electorate or police. Read More

  • ACT: Government decriminalises illicit drugs

    The ACT Government’s decision to decriminalise the possession and use of illicit drugs is irresponsible and lacks compassion. Read More

  • NSW: Government rejects parental rights bill

    The NSW Government’s decision to withhold support for Mark Latham’s Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020 leaves parents on the outer when it comes to deciding the suitability of material taught to their children.   Read More


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  • The last Bill introduced by Queensland Attorney General and Minister for Justice and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, Yvette D’Ath, before announcing her retirement from politics was the Criminal Code (Decriminalising Sex Work) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024. Queensland Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman said, “A… Read More

  • Queensland Attorney General, Yvette D’Ath, has tabled the Criminal Code (Decriminalising Sex Work) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill to fully decriminalise the sex industry in Queensland.  Queensland Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman said, “If this Bill is passed, prostitution will be treated like regular work. This is a dark day for Queensland women. The Attorney General’s… Read More

  • Steven Miles’ plan to introduce legislation into the Queensland Parliament to decriminalise prostitution is a high-cost gamble supposedly aimed at reducing violence and exploitation of women in the sex industry. Queensland Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman said, “The Premier’s gamble will place the lives of vulnerable young people in the firing line. Overseas experience… Read More

  • The Queensland Labor Government is currently pushing to allow nurses and midwives to prescribe MS-2-Step abortion pills. Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) Queensland Director, Rob Norman said, “Very concerning Medicare data reveals that Queensland is already THE abortion state. “Despite Queensland accounting for only 20.4% of the nation’s population, in the period, July 2022- June 2023, Queensland… Read More

  • Queensland Health Minister, Shannon Fentiman has declared a review into the gender affirming regime of the Queensland Children’s Gender Service as ‘timely’.  The review follows revelations of inadequate mental health screening, harmful sex hormone treatments, and irreversible gender surgery for children who present with gender dysphoria. Queensland Director for the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman said,… Read More

  • Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Labor Government has presided over the most radical social agenda Queenslanders have ever endured. Commenting on Annastacia Palaszczuk’ resignation, ACL’s Queensland Director, Rob Norman, said “Her reign, as Premier, has ushered in conception to birth abortion laws, flawed affirmation of gender dysphoria through the nation’s first conversion therapy laws, medically assisted suicide with… Read More

  • Queensland Health Minister, Shannon Fentiman has tabled a Bill, Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2023, that will allow nurses and midwives to prescribe dangerous abortion pills. ACL’s Queensland Director, Rob Norman, said, “This irresponsible Bill falsely treats abortion as if it were a contraception. The killing of an unborn child and associated… Read More

  • In an attempt to reverse their reputation as ‘Europe’s biggest brothel, Germany is considering the implementation of the Equality Model of Prostitution Law Reform after calling out the sale of sex as unacceptable and something that should be restricted. Queensland Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Mr Rob Norman, said today, “The German experiment in… Read More

  • The ACT Government has tabled the most radical Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill in the Nation.   Labor’s Tara Cheyne introduced the Bill today, 31st October, which will allow medical professionals, other than Doctors, to assess whether patients can access medically assisted dying for conditions that have no life expectancy time frame. Rob Norman, Acting ACT… Read More

  • In recognition of the increasing number of babies born alive after late term abortions, Qld health have amended their Clinical for ‘Termination of pregnancy’. Where previously, abortion guidelines stated, “If a live birth occurs… Do not provide life sustaining treatment”, Section 5.4.3 now states “If a baby is born with signs of life, provide care appropriate… Read More