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  • 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 Equality Model of Prostitution law reform which is embodied in the Summary Offences (Prostitution Law Reform) Bill has been tabled by the Honourable Nicola Centofanti in the South Australia (SA) Upper House. The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) Director of Public Policy, Christopher Brohier, said today, “Ms Centofanti’s bill is based on the most progressive, women centred,… Read More

  • The attack on innocent Israelis on Saturday 4 October 2023 by a massive Hamas invasion from the Gaza Strip was sudden, well-prepared and unprovoked. Several hundreds of Israelis, including women, children and babies have been murdered, many abducted and thousands injured. Hamas has been designated as a terrorist organisation by dozens of countries. Established by… Read More

  • Last month, after his NDIS funding was abruptly cut, forcing him to leave his assisted living facility, James “Jim” Mills opted to end his life using voluntary assisted dying (VAD) services. His family and friends are now urging the government to offer better palliative care support so that no one else is forced to make this… Read More

  • Revelations that one in six older Australians experience abuse and around 46% of the abuse is perpetrated by their sons and daughters has increased calls for South Australia (SA) to strengthen laws to protect the elderly from pressure to access Assisted Suicide (Voluntary Assisted Dying). ACL’s South Australian Director, Christopher Brohier, said “This information about familial elder… Read More

  • An explicit, cartoon character book about sex aimed at young pre-pubescent children is available on the shelves of Big W and Target. Melissa Kang and Yumi Stynes’ book, Welcome to Sex: Your no-silly-questions guide to sexuality, pleasure and figuring it out, includes what many would regard as pornographic adult content. This book is far too explicit… Read More

  • The Australian Christian Lobby congratulates Senator Matt Canavan on his introduction of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment Bill 2023, and the Senate for today referring the Bill to a Senate inquiry. Rob Norman, ACT’s ACL Director said, “ Canberrans will welcome the Senate’s consideration of whether there is sufficient community concern for the Federal… Read More

  • The Parliament has voted along partisan lines to conflate gender and sex in its new Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill. The Labor majority has bulldozed this anti-science, anti-women, anti-family bill into law even though a clear majority of submissions, including experts and women’s groups, were against the bill, according to the Australian Christian… Read More

  • The dismissal of Calvary Health Care’s application for an injunction to stop the takeover of Calvary Public Hospital by the ACT Supreme Court exposes the vulnerability of all Australians to totalitarianism by law, according to the Australian Christian Lobby. ACL’s ACT Political Director, Rob Norman, said today, “While there may be avenues of appeal, the… Read More

  • Appearing at the Senate Committee hearing today on the issue of babies who survive abortions being left to die, Michelle Pearse, ACL’s new CEO, called for the Human Rights (Children Born Alive Protection) Bill 2022 to be strengthened by including provisions for a child protection advocate to be provided to any baby showing signs of life. This… Read More