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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 Queensland Labor Government’s passing of the ‘Criminal Code (Decriminalising Sex Work) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024’ highlights the Miles Government’s commitment to progressing a radical social reform agenda despite the latest polls pointing to a landslide loss at October’s election. Queensland Director for the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman said, “Labor and The Greens… Read More

  • Queensland MP, Shane Knuth has taken a strong stand for the health and well-being of children across the state by calling for an inquiry into the failed gender affirmation model currently employed by Queensland Gender Services. Queensland Director for the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman, said, “This week in the Queensland Parliament, Mr. Knuth… Read More

  • Robbie Katter MP today introduced the Termination of Pregnancy (Live Births) Amendment Bill 2024 into the Queensland Parliament. The Bill will enshrine a principle of birth equality in law that brings Queensland into line with best practice already in NSW and SA. Queensland Director for the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman, said, “Queensland Health,… Read More

  • The suspension of a Victorian obstetrician and gynaecologist who performed a surgical abortion on a patient who later died in recovery should have been a wakeup call for the Miles Queensland Labor Government which recently rushed legislation through the Parliament to authorise nurses and midwifes in administering deadly abortion pills. Rob Norman, Queensland Director for the Australian… Read More

  • Shockwaves have reverberated through the medical community as investigative journalist Michael Shellenberger has uncovered confidential documents, exposing the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). These damning leaks reveal internal discussions among surgeons, therapists, and activists, laying bare the unsettling truth behind transgender treatments and surgeries. 250 pages of leaked WPATH conversations unveil a chilling… Read More

  • The Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General have published their draft Anti-Discrimination Bill 2024 which will replace the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. Queensland Director for the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Rob Norman, said, “Again, Queensland is leading the nation in all the wrong ways. This Bill reads like an addendum to Orwell’s novel ‘1984’. If tabled… Read More

  • A report released by the Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee has waved through amendments to the Termination of Pregnancy Act that will support nurses and midwives administering medical abortions. Clause 22 of the Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2023 will ‘insert a new section 6A into the Termination of Pregnancy Act to allow health practitioners… Read More

  • 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