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News from state to state…

  • A Christian Perspective on the Cass Review 

    Dr. Hilary Cass, former president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, has produced a significant report on gender care for young people that has sparked widespread attention. The Cass Review provides critical insights into the complexities and potential dangers of gender care practices for children, revealing that the medical interventions in this… 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

  • Shaken Year 9 Girls Flee Unsupervised Graphic Sex Education Session in SA 

    By Ashlyn Vice, SA State Director   The recent incident at Renmark High School in South Australia involving a sex education session for Year 9 girls has sparked serious concerns about the content and supervision of such programs in our schools. According to The Advertiser, students were subjected to topics like bestiality and incest during… Read More

  • 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

  • A Lament for Babies we Kill

    Will you hear my cry?Or will you let me die? Before I see the light Or jump up high in delight So many like me will dieO will you hear my cry?  With the passing of abortion to birth legislation, Australia now has the most brutal laws in relation to abortion in the world, perhaps tying for this dishonor… Read More

  • Canberra’s Calvary

    The closure of a Catholic hospital has become a matter of life, death and conscience. Has Canberra become a hostile environment for those of religious faith? Many observers of the compulsory acquisition of Calvary Hospital by the ACT Government are unconvinced by official claims that it is to achieve an efficiently run Territory-wide public hospital… Read More

  • WA Billboard saga – an interim victory! 

    Earlier this year, a huge billboard with a sexually explicit photo in Osborne Park in WA sparked public outrage.  The mainstream media and talk back radio carried the story.   There was broad community outrage.  The result was that some 350 formal complaints were lodged with AD Standards.   ACL was one of the many community groups… Read More

  • WA: Abortion laws to change…for the worse

    In November 2022 the McGowan Government announced that it was moving to modernise WA’s abortion laws.  Public submissions were called for.  ACL provided a detailed and well-researched submission.  The Health Department had an online survey that required multiple-choice type responses, which did not allow for any views other than maintaining the current law or liberalising… 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 sex… Read More