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Wendy Francis

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  • Anzac Day  

    The original Anzac Day services were very much church-led and they continue to be strongly influenced by our Christian heritage to this day. After World War 1 the national feeling of mourning and grief was acute, and so it was only natural for churches to take a leading role to help people come to terms… Read More

  • Is Having Self-esteem Important for a Christian?  

    In a day and age when self-esteem is seen as a necessary aid to mental health, it’s good to consider the question as to whether having a good self-esteem is important for a Christian.   When Jesus says that the second commandment of the law is like the first – “You shall love your neighbour as yourself”-… Read More

  • Truth Telling Which Leads to Healing 

    Last weekend I had the privilege of speaking at a Truth Telling Day at the place of Cook’s first landing – Kamay Botany Bay National Park. The event was organised by a grassroots people’s movement, founded in 1997 and developed by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians working together to recognise the past and move freely together… Read More

  • Anti-Christian nexus broken in Victoria

    The exit of the Reason Party (formerly the Sex Party) from the Victorian Parliament is good news as they have been responsible for introducing legislation which harms the most vulnerable Victorians. Read More

  • ACL invited to meet with Justice Rothman

    On Friday 9 December, ACL’s National Director of Politics, Wendy Francis, accompanied by our legal counsel, Christopher Brohier, and Queensland Director, Rob Norman, met with the Hon Justice Stephen Rothman AM in his role as ALRC Commissioner, appointed to oversee the review of the SDA. Read More

  • Stand against the aggressive pro-abortion agenda

    Last week I was privileged to be invited to be part of a relatively small group to hear from Jordan Peterson in Federal Parliament. Amongst other profundities, he said, “I don’t care what your view of abortion is – fewer is better. Let’s start there.”  Whilst I don’t disagree with his desire for less abortions,… Read More

  • Research on abortion coercion confirms what was intuitively understood

    Reproductive Health Journal research regarding coercion and abuse of pregnant women has revealed the most common form of coercion and abuse of pregnant women is that which pressures them into having an abortion. Read More

  • “That sounds like murder to me!”

    Laura Jayes on Sky News – “That sounds like murder to me!” Read More

  • More support for women, not penalties

    Following the overturning of Roe v Wade in the USA, a journalist in Australia contacted the ACL with the following questions… Read More

  • Now’s the time for introductions!

    We have a new parliament and each of us have a Representative to parliament that has either been newly elected or re-elected. This gives us a great opportunity to reach out and open the door for us to have meaningful dialogue with them over this term of parliament. To help you do this, we have… Read More


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  • A clinical review has been called for by Queensland’s Health Minister, Shannon Fentiman, who has expressed concern regarding the State’s rising number of deaths of babies. Ms Fentiman said, “I want this review to look into why we have a high level of stillbirths”.  National Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Wendy Francis, said, “Minister… Read More

  • News that Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital affirms gender contrary to biological reality for children as young as three contravenes all established medical principles and current global advice. National Director of Politics for the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Wendy Francis, said, “Strict guidelines are being introduced regarding suspected concussion cases for children in sport. If there is any… Read More

  • Furious parents are demanding the Victorian State Government step in to protect their children who attend Clifton Springs Primary School following the replacement of their toilets with gender-neutral facilities used by all children. Commenting on the controversial move, Jasmine Yuen, Victorian State Director of the Australian Christian Lobby said, “Schools are meant to be safe and enjoyable… Read More

  • Instead of their plan to cancel Christmas, Victoria’s Pacific Werribee shopping centre came close to being cancelled by their customers when they replaced “Merry Christmas” with “Merry Everything”. Commenting on the ‘own goal’, Jasmine Yuen, Victorian State Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) said, “Pacific Werribee’s ‘Merry Everything’ Christmas campaign was a money raising… Read More

  • The latest mobile billboard advertisement from Melbourne brothel, ‘Gotham City’, features highly sexualised, exploitative images which objectify all women and ignores community responsibility to protect children as it roams Melbourne streets including near schools.  Jasmine Yuen, Victorian State Director for the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) said, “Under the Andrews-Allan Government’s Sex Work Decriminalisation Law, the sex… Read More

  • It seems that Melbourne’s Boroondara Council has nothing better to do than to spend time in consideration as to whether they should remove the saying of the Lord’s Prayer in their proceedings. Victorian State Director for the Australian Christian Lobby, Jasmine Yuen, said, “It’s very disappointing that a number of Boroondara Councillors want to replace the… Read More

  • An important motion in the Victorian Legislative Council calling for an inquiry into medical affirmation treatment for gender-dysphoric children and adolescents has been defeated 21-16. Victorian State Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Jasmine Yuen, said, “Moira Deeming MLC is to be congratulated for moving this motion, effectively placing this matter of concern for… Read More

  • The recent 7News Spotlight documentary on de-transitioning sparked debate and awakened many in the community to the devastation being caused by gender ideologues. Commenting on the documentary’s effect, Victorian Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Jasmine Yuen said, “The documentary finally acknowledged that the affirmative approach used by most gender clinics in Australia is, in fact,… Read More

  • With the UK the latest country to ban biological males from female wards in hospitals and return to sex-specific language such as ‘breast feeding’, in the interests of common sense and patient safety, it’s time for Australia to follow suit. Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) National Director of Politics, Wendy Francis, said today, “This burst of sanity in… Read More

  • Five years after the UK Conservative government announced their support for a ban on conversion therapy, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is backtracking. In so doing he has joined a growing number of countries to retreat from affirmation type therapy for gender confused minors, including Sweden, Finland, and Denmark. Commenting on the news from England, National Director of Politics… Read More